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View Poll Results: Do you have kids?
Yes I have kids and am a parent 10 34.48%
No, I do not have kids but I'd like to have some and be a parent in the future 9 31.03%
No, I do not have kids and never want kids. No plans to ever be a parent 10 34.48%
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Old 01-03-2018, 04:42 PM   #21
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Not necessarily. I know a few cases where a Shadow Baby Momma comes out of the woodwork like a ninja when the kid is already like 12-15 and BAM, the guy gets slapped with all that back child support and everything.
Now I feel compelled to post the "You are NOT the father" gifs from the Maury show.















All these Baby Daddies overjoyed that this one particular woman they were with wasn't impregnated by them is hilarious, yet these same guys probably have 4-5 other kids with other women.
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Old 01-03-2018, 04:44 PM   #22
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That meme is old af, CC
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So I've watched some of April O'Neil's "videos." They were OK, the lesbian massage ones were the best ones. I skimmed through some of the others, but eh.

I've seen better.
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Old 01-03-2018, 04:45 PM   #23
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Kinda makes me sad though for the guys who are heartbroken when they find out they aren't.
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Old 01-03-2018, 04:46 PM   #24
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That meme is old af, CC
My sense of pop culture has never progressed since 2005.
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Old 01-03-2018, 04:48 PM   #25
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My answer is- complicated. Yes, I have reproduced, though it was entirely unintentional. Like a few others here, I never really wanted any. Just wasn't something I felt compelled to do. Plus, I know from experience raising other people's kids for several years (three of my cousins all between 8-12) that parenting was not for me. So I opted for adopting out. Turned out a good friend who could not have any more offered to adopt her. So it all worked out. We are still a (distant) part of her life, but without the burdens parenting entails. She knows who we are and that is enough.
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Old 01-03-2018, 04:49 PM   #26
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My sense of pop culture has never progressed since 2005.
Lol don't worry about it. I'm kinda like that, too. it's just that it's been ages sicne I've seen those gifs.
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So I've watched some of April O'Neil's "videos." They were OK, the lesbian massage ones were the best ones. I skimmed through some of the others, but eh.

I've seen better.
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Old 01-03-2018, 04:55 PM   #27
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Kinda makes me sad though for the guys who are heartbroken when they find out they aren't.
Yeah that really sucks when a guy raised and loved a child thinking they was his only to find they weren't. ... sad for the child too.
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Old 01-03-2018, 04:57 PM   #28
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Tbh I dunno why most people are still eager to have kids these days. It's hard enough to feed yourself these days. having someone else to feed seems even worse. Guess it all boils down to the survival instinct or not letting the species die. Also, I have a feeling guys only feel like fathers once the baby pops out off mommy's belly. Perhaps many men just have kids in the first place because their wives want a kid and the man is like "alright".
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So I've watched some of April O'Neil's "videos." They were OK, the lesbian massage ones were the best ones. I skimmed through some of the others, but eh.

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Old 01-03-2018, 05:02 PM   #29
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None. If it happens one day, cool. If not, there are SO many kids in my family already.
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Old 01-03-2018, 05:08 PM   #30
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I admit, growing up, I was always fascinated by the stories of new dads recounting how, when they looked into their newborn baby's eyes, "My life was changed forever! It was this amazing magical moment that struck me hard!" I was really looking forward to that.

Nope. There wasn't ever that moment. There was just a lot of placenta and poo and bloody goo and crying. But after that first hellish year they're truly a joy. Don't regret it a bit and look forward to more.
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Old 01-03-2018, 05:11 PM   #31
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Btw, my brother is in his mid-30s and has no kids either. At this rate, me and him will be the last two member of our family. The clan is gonna die with both of us most likely. Which seems kinda cool tbh. Being the last member of your clan. Anyone else in this situation?
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So I've watched some of April O'Neil's "videos." They were OK, the lesbian massage ones were the best ones. I skimmed through some of the others, but eh.

I've seen better.
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Old 01-03-2018, 05:11 PM   #32
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Now I feel compelled to post the "You are NOT the father" gifs from the Maury show.
Has anyone ever made one of these for Splinter?
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Old 01-03-2018, 05:13 PM   #33
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Perhaps many men just have kids in the first place because their wives want a kid and the man is like "alright".
I dunno, I've known women who I think had a kid out of feeling it's some kind of obligation as a woman and maybe shouldn't have, though the husband is TOTAL dad material and the more loving parent.


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Has anyone ever made one of these for Splinter?
But you're stuck with them anyway! (Granted I suppose he could have chosen not to care...)

You know, one toddler (that being my nephew) in this house is enough. I pity Splinter for having dealt with four.
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Old 01-03-2018, 05:14 PM   #34
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I dunno, I've known women who I think had a kid out of feeling it's some kind of obligation as a woman and maybe shouldn't have, though the husband is TOTAL dad material and the more loving parent.
I dunno why more women aren't scared of having kids. Pregnancy and labour seem very rough.
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So I've watched some of April O'Neil's "videos." They were OK, the lesbian massage ones were the best ones. I skimmed through some of the others, but eh.

I've seen better.
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Old 01-03-2018, 05:30 PM   #35
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Tbh, developed nations have lower and lower fertility rates these days. Unless things change and we start getting poor and African and Asian countries start getting richer than Western countries and Japan, Korea, etc. our ferility rates will just keep on being low. It's mostly immigrants having a lot of children in Europe. People in general have less kids nowadays and when they do they have them later as in after 30.

Lots of developed countries have fast ageing populations.

Here are some ranks. Dunno how credible they are:

https://www.worldatlas.com/articles/...the-world.html
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So I've watched some of April O'Neil's "videos." They were OK, the lesbian massage ones were the best ones. I skimmed through some of the others, but eh.

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Old 01-03-2018, 05:33 PM   #36
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I didnít give birth to him, but I have a kid that Iíve had since he was 14.

I went from single living alone to instafamily. Its awesome!

Might adopt someday, but I am not capable of having my own children anymore.
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Old 01-03-2018, 05:58 PM   #37
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If you're being serious, I'm sure whatever girl that is would contact you for child support. Since it never happened, I don't think you have anything to worry about.
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How don't even know if you have them? Did you have one night stands with women you've never seen since then?
I had a few really bad years... Won't get into it here, but depression took hold and there were more than a couple nights of waking up in strange apartment with someone I recognize but don't even remember talking to. I feel like that's all out of my system now though; so now I'm just worried about one of those nights coming back to haunt me at some point.
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Old 01-03-2018, 06:10 PM   #38
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I'm not gonna have kids since I have Sickle Cell. It would be irresponsible of me to pass those genes.
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I had a few really bad years... Won't get into it here, but depression took hold and there were more than a couple nights of waking up in strange apartment with someone I recognize but don't even remember talking to. I feel like that's all out of my system now though; so now I'm just worried about one of those nights coming back to haunt me at some point.
So it's like one of those movies or TV shows where the main character wakes up in a strange bed, looks around in a daze and says, "Where am I? How did I get here? What did I do last night? Aw, crap."

And then the person removes the sheets and finds themselves naked, sees some girl walk by, and then grabs his jeans and runs out of there. I think I've seen this movie 50 times over.
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Old 01-03-2018, 06:23 PM   #40
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