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Would you be sad if your children ended up never wanting to have children?

I would be fine with marrying someone with children and them, as a couple, deciding his children were enough. It would really sadden me if they never wanted to be parents in some way, though.

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Asked by Mom-2-3-Girlz at 9:59 PM on Jul. 10, 2011 in Adult Children (18+)

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  • Nope. I didn't want kids. Nature had other plans for us and we did. But if our kids don't want them, why would I be upset? They are the ones who have to care for them, they are the ones who have to pay for them... Why would I be upset? If they don't want them, that's their choice.

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 10:01 PM on Jul. 10, 2011

  • I totally agree with everthing you said SabrinaMbowen.

    Answer by mamaofficer at 10:09 PM on Jul. 10, 2011

  • That will be happening to us
    our son has moderate autism. odds are we will never be grandparents

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 10:11 PM on Jul. 10, 2011

  • I would not feel sad - it is their life to live.

    Answer by twinsplus2more at 10:27 PM on Jul. 10, 2011

  • Yes, if they were in a good position to have them and didn't it would make me sad.

    Answer by Sarah961 at 10:41 PM on Jul. 10, 2011

  • I would be sad, yes. Children are going to bed hungry in all parts of the world; that is not my fault or decision but it still makes me sad. It's ridiculous to say something you have no control over can't make you sad. However, if my children decide not to become parents, although it would make me very sad, it would still not be my business and I wouldn't pressure them to make a decision as life changing as becoming a parent. There's too many bad parents out there who actually chose to have their kids. I don't think it's ever a good idea to encourage or force people who don't want kids in the first place to have them. Some people were just not made to be parents.

    Answer by PTmomma3 at 10:48 PM on Jul. 10, 2011

  • I would be sad, but I'm sure I'd find a way to cope...after all, I still would have 2 beautiful children :)

    Answer by tangleballlover at 11:09 PM on Jul. 10, 2011

  • I guess a small part of me would be a little disappointed about not getting grandchildren. But if I want my baby fix that bad, I could always volunteer at a local maternity ward to sit & hold & rock the new babies :)

    Answer by mrsmom110 at 8:26 AM on Jul. 11, 2011

  • yes, i plan on spoiling my grandbabies! ive got 2 kids so i know odds are i'll at least get a few grandkids.

    Answer by lillie70 at 2:06 PM on Jul. 12, 2011

  • Nope I would be okay.

    Answer by MizzMejia at 5:35 PM on Jul. 12, 2011

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