Your niece had a baby young. Now she regrets becoming a mom. How can she reconcile her feelings about this?
-She had a baby young with her then-boyfriend because she wanted to keep him.So,they married while she was pregnant.
-She feels like she missed out on travel,career opportunities,a good social life and freedom all because she chose to have a baby.She also feels her body and breasts were ruined by getting pregnant and breastfeeding.
-She regrets motherhood as she now realizes she was never suited to become a mom. She wishes she could just have been an aunty instead.2 AnswersNewborn & Baby1 day ago
Would you be happy if your husband kept taking you on holidays and parties during the first few years of marriage before you became pregnant?
His rationale for this is because you want at least 3-4 kids,he will not be able to afford holidays and parties once the kids came along.2 AnswersPregnancy3 days ago
We're not talking about infertility,but about choosing a child-free life.13 AnswersReligion & Spirituality3 days ago
Your friend married young,believing she would have kids.But circumstances changed. How would you support her?
-Your friend married her now ex-husband when she was just 20.Both of them initially agreed to have children shortly after they married.
-However,her husband kept making excuses to force her to delay having a baby.At the time,she believed he would change his mind in a matter of time.So she stayed with him for 13 years.
-Finally,when she had enough of waiting to have a baby,she felt betrayed by her husband and wanted nothing to do with him.She couldn't find another partner who would agree to have kids with her.
-She was very maternal and knew that she was passionate about working with very young children.This led her to volunteer in a daycare and to take a diploma in early childhood care.
-In addition to her main job as a school administrator,she had helped with caring for her friends' very young children.
-She loves caring for babies. People have noticed this and asked her why she didn't have kids.She answered that she would have loved to become a mom and would have made an exceptional mom,if her now ex-husband had been open to her having children.
-She feels that although she didn't get to become a mom,she feels happy that she is making a difference to other people's kids.
-The life she has now is different from the life she envisioned for herself back when she was in her childhood,teenage years,20's and early 30's.It took a long time for her to come to terms with not having children.She had previously suffered depression and went for counselling as a result of this issue.3 AnswersFriends1 week ago
What are some benefits of young pregnancy (before age 30)?4 AnswersPregnancy2 weeks ago
What would you do if your mother-in-law kept pressuring you to have a baby,but you're a woman who doesn't want to have kids?
Your mother-in-law also humiliates you for not getting pregnant in front of others.Would you:
A) Get a divorce and want nothing to do with that nosy mother-in-law.
B) Calmly explain why you don't want kids to your mother-in-law.
C) Go on living your life the way you want.
D) Force yourself to have a baby. Maybe your mother-in-law is right after all.12 AnswersFamily3 weeks ago
In terms of promotions,career opportunities etc.3 AnswersLaw & Legal3 weeks ago
Or should she marry him,hoping he won't pressure her to have a baby?7 AnswersSingles & Dating4 weeks ago
Your niece came crying to you that she had wasted 9 precious fertile years on a man who kept lying about having kids.How would you help her?
-She will soon reach an age where her fertility will decline.
-Her husband knew she wanted kids,but kept putting it off.So now she is upset that she has no baby.12 AnswersFamily1 month ago
-They were aware that the women they were with wanted to have children.
-This delaying of having a baby causes the women to go through a lot of trouble conceiving due to advanced age or leaves the women childless.5 AnswersTrying to Conceive1 month ago
-He kept making excuses to delay having a baby for 20 years,despite knowing that you wanted children.So you wasted your good fertile years on him.
-When he finally agreed to try for a baby,you were 39.You got pregnant but miscarried at just 8 weeks.He blamed you for not being able to have a baby and made your life a living hell after that.
-So you got a divorce.
-You feel upset that your partner denied you the chance to have a baby.6 AnswersFamily1 month ago
How can your best friend be satisfied with her life since she always wanted to have kids but left it too late in life to have a baby?
-She was in a relationship with her partner for 22 years before she discovered she had left it too late to have a baby.
-She mentioned that all this while,her partner kept putting off having a baby,despite knowing that she wanted children.He kept coming up with excuse after excuse to force her to delay having a baby.For instance,he kept saying that he wasn't ready for kids,he wanted to get a promotion at work first,he wanted to save money to buy a bigger house and bigger car first and so on.
-She didn't try to convince her partner to try for a baby when she was younger,since she didn't want to get into a fight with him.She was also hoping he would come round and let her know he was ready for a baby in due time.
-When her partner finally agreed to try for a baby,she couldn't get pregnant and she found out she was peri-menopausal.
-She felt very betrayed by her partner and got a divorce soon after.Now she is single and regrets that she never had any kids.
-She has no nieces and nephews.5 AnswersFamily1 month ago
You invited some kids to your daughter's birthday party.Would you be pleased with how the party turned out?
-You and your partner have one child,your daughter,who is of school age.
-You used to live in an area where single-child families were common.Recently,you moved to another area where having a single child is unusual.In fact,most of your daughter's classmates come from families of 3 or 4 children and a few come from families of 5 or more children.
-You invited your daughter's classmates to her birthday party.So you were expecting to see 10 kids at the party.
-But you were surprised that the classmates brought all their siblings along.You ended up having to order much more food than you had planned to as there were,by your estimation,about 30 kids at the party.
-You and your partner struggled to get the kids under control as many of them were acting up.
-Later at pick up time,the kids' parents all asked you why you didn't have more kids.You replied that you had tried for another baby for some years but it didn't work out.8 AnswersParenting10 months ago
-You plan on having just one baby but people judge you for it.
-You have no desire for another baby at all.In fact,the only reason you would have another baby is simply to avoid your other baby being an only child.9 AnswersNewborn & Baby11 months ago
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Your 10-year-old wants glasses but doesn't need them.How will you get her to quit badgering you about getting glasses?
-You took your daughter for an eye test 2 weeks ago and the optometrist said her eyesight is perfect.
-Now some of her friends at school got glasses last week. For the past week she has been complaining that everything is blurry.
-Then when you asked her to read subtitles on the television from about 3 meters away,she had no problem reading them out correctly.7 AnswersOptical1 year ago