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Unhappy normal? - March 19th 2009, 02:50 PM

about a year and a half ago one of my old friends from middle school had a little girl, and since then I've been dreaming and fantasizing about having a baby of my own. I'm 17, but I'm afraid that when i have a boyfriend i'll end up taking things way too far, just so i can get pregnant. i tend to not think rationaly when i'm having sex o.0.
a couple of my other friends are pregnant right now, and i'm so insanely jealous of them. it really worries me, because i know i can't take care of a baby, i'm not mature enough, but i want one anyway. I'm also severly depressed, and not ready for motherhood AT ALL.
is wanting a child at this age normal?
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Re: normal? - March 19th 2009, 02:55 PM

It's perfectly normal to want to be mom and to have the maternal instinct. But as long as you don't ACT on the instinct until you know you are ready, then you should be fine. Maybe work at a day care or babysit to get your "baby fix"?


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Re: normal? - March 19th 2009, 08:17 PM

Hey, I've had the same issue. Still am really. So...if it ISNT normal, at least youre not alone Feel free to talk to me if you need someone to listen, but I think it's quite normal.
   
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Re: normal? - March 19th 2009, 09:21 PM

Of course it's normal! A lot of people want children at a young age.
But it's good that you realize you're not ready for one yet and are going to wait. It will make it all the better when you are ready and when you have children in the future. =]
   
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Re: normal? - March 21st 2009, 07:50 PM

you think you're young to want a baby? i'm 13 and want one. so i'd say, yes it's perfectly normal to want a baby by the time you're seventeen. just don't have one until you're able to provide it with a stable home and family.


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