When do you plan on having kids?

djheater

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I'm thirty this year and have three children. I'll be getting a vasctomy soon, and although it wasn't planned I'm happy we had all our children early, I'll be able to enjoy an adult relationship with my children and potentially even grandchildren, that's really neat.
 

Pliablemoose

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I went under the knife at 29 with one kid.

It was one of the best moves I've ever made. No more fear of pregnancy during sex, no kids to worry about paying child support for in the event of another divorce, and like a friend of mine told me right before I had my snip, "Who would you rather have afraid of fooling around & making babies? You or your wife?"

The worst part is providing a sample to Dr's office to prove there aren't any more swimmers in thereafter the surgery.;)
 

Willoughbyva

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I hope I never have children. And by the way my life is going I am not going to. Life is to hard, well at least my life has been. I don't want to bring anymore into the world.
 

Baked

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Never. Not that I hate kids, I just don't have the time and patience to raise them.
 

djheater

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Originally posted by: Willoughbyva
I hope I never have children. And by the way my life is going I am not going to. Life is to hard, well at least my life has been. I don't want to bring anymore into the world.

Personally it turned my life around and showed me a strength of character I didn't know I had.

Everybody's different though.
 

SVT Cobra

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depends on when you get married

if you get married at 25 then 30

if you get married at 30 then 32

etc it really depends
 

djheater

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Originally posted by: Son of a N00b
depends on when you get married

if you get married at 25 then 30

if you get married at 30 then 32

etc it really depends

Ah... yes some people do consider marriage an important prerequisite to having children... it's so different from my experience, I often forget...
 

biostud

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26, no GF, but I would like to have kids some day. Just need to find a womb for them first.
 

Legend

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Hopefully 24-27. It's best that your kids be born before you're 30 for health reasons.
 

Trygve

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Don't plan on having kids. Don't expect to get married. But I think I will have a snack.
 

Aztech

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Good question. I'm now 31, male and divorced (real soon) and I've been thinking about it. I do want kids, and I'm starting to panic about my age and not having any kids. It feels like 30-35 is the right age, but then when you start to think about the age difference between you and your kids (i.e. Kid = 1, Me = 35; Kid =20, Me = 55) then you start thinking about having them sooner.

But I can't believe some ppl don't even wanna have children. They seem like such an essential thing to the meaning of life and fulfillment to me.
 

djheater

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Originally posted by: Aztech
Good question. I'm now 31, male and divorced (real soon) and I've been thinking about it. I do want kids, and I'm starting to panic about my age and not having any kids. It feels like 30-35 is the right age, but then when you start to think about the age difference between you and your kids (i.e. Kid = 1, Me = 35; Kid =20, Me = 55) then you start thinking about having them sooner.

But I can't believe some ppl don't even wanna have children. They seem like such an essential thing to the meaning of life and fulfillment to me.

It's all about perspective.
I love my kids but I don't think that a personally necessarily has to have children to have a fulfilling life.
 

amicold

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Probably never, I do not wish to take care of one I can't support, at least for now. As well as the fact that I haven't found anyone that would like me to father their kids :) Women are picky.