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30 Jul 2006

craving for a child but it groses me out
i am a teenager,and lately when im with my boyfriend i have been feeling like i want to have a child with him but im too young and i have seen what having a kid at such a young age can screw up you life i have never felt like this with another boy. but i still cant halp just wishing i had one is this normal why am i feeling like i want a kid when i know how not right that is for me so why am i still feeling like i want one? And should i share these feelings with him will it weird him out if i tell him
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01 Jan 0001

Hi there,

overall it is better to think about having a child at a point in your life when you feel more settled, and have an established relationship and are also in a position to financially support a child. In the mean time taking appropriate precautions is strongly advised, so that it can happen when you are ready.

You can perhaps talk to your boyfriend about how he feels about having children in general and in the future rather than asking him if he wants a child right now - this way you can hear his views without alarming him.

Don't rush into having a child - it is infinitley better for a child that their parents are ready, and really wanting them.
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