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28 Jan 2004

commitment shy
hi there

i truelly need help, im 26yrs and my BF is also 26yrs we've been going out for 2yrs now, we love each other alot. my problem is that we both had bad experinces in our past relationship, but decided that we gonna let the past go and just concentrate on us.

we got to stage were we would speak about marriage and children, he said to me he can only have a child @ 27 not ready yet of which i was ready as, the problem now is that my body is craving for a child , when i see little boys bettween 2 -3yrs i go mad .. i feel im ready his not, he tells me that his not raedy financially ( i beleive u can never be ready) the other thing is that he made me to take contraceptions i just did cos of him truelly speaking i want a baby

pls help me.

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CyberShrink
cybershrink

01 Jan 0001

Dear confused,
There's nothing that guarantees that even within a genuinely loving couple, you will both feel the same about everything, or reach the same sages of maturity at the same time. If he's 26, and says he thinks he'll be ready for a child at 27, I wonder what makes him think he needs justone more year to get ready ? Or maybe it's just a way of putting off the decision he doesn't feel ready for. Such decisions belong to both of you, with mutual respect --- maybe some marriage counselling, even a couple of sessions, would help to clear the issues and lead to a mutually satisfying decision ?
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