No one wants this to happen....BUT...if it were to happen, how would you deal with it. Really think about this question. Also do you think that the teen parent or parents would never be able to make it on their own? Meaning, take care of their child, raise that child properly, and some day get their life back together? Is it impossible in your eyes? What are your thoughts. Again, please only answer if you have a teen age child right now, or you have seen teen pregnancy first hand. Im curious.Answer Question
Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 12:52 AM on Oct. 17, 2010
We have a teen daughter (15) and I was 16 when she was born. Can teens really support themselves? Yes. We did. We lived with my in laws for 4 months only because my hubby was raised to believe that renting was bad so we bought a house we had to fix before we could move in. I have to say those 4 months were the worst of my life. That said, as soon as we were able we moved into our home. Hubby worked full time and went to school. I went to school thanks to my mom baby sitting for me. He graduated with all As and Bs, I graduated as valedictorian. We are still together and very happy. Are we the norm? No, but it is also not impossible. It takes work and determination.
Answer by scout_mom at 12:53 AM on Oct. 17, 2010
Well, my parents kind of had your mind set. My mom would watch our daughter while I was in school and bought cute outfits for her and stuff. My MIL flat out told me I "ruined her gift from God" when I got pregnant (that gift would be my hubby). She did not want to baby sit when we needed the help, but expected us to spend hubby's day off at their house because they never got to see their grand daughter. Now my daughter has a great bond with my mom, and I think it's because they spent time together when she was little. She is polite to my MIL, but doesn't feel close to her because they never bonded.
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