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Originally posted by bigbert81
Well, I can't comment too much on this, being as I'm now single without kids, but I can tell you that I am looking very much forward to having children one day.
One son and one daughter preferably. Just gotta find me the right woman.
Originally posted by ListenD
Everyone reading this immediatly stop what you're doing and call your parents. Thank them for everything they had to do to get you to where you are at right now. Because let me tell you, raising children has to be one of the most stressful jobs in the world!
I'm a 24 year old male with two children ages 1 and 2. One way or another my life has developed in such a way that I, instead of my fiance, stay home with the kids. I have had my share of jobs but i can say without a doubt this is hands down the most demanding.
Just worrying about making sure they don't put small things into their mouths can drive you insane! You literally have to know where they are and what they are doing at all times. As you can imagine this is twice as difficult with two or more kids.
I'm at the point right now where I feel I have zero time to myself. I've noticed that within the last year alone I have become increasingly crass. Migraines are a daily occurance, and I'm talking the 'kiss the porcelain' type. My body is tired all the time and I hardly ever sleep for more than an hour or two at a time because the worrying doesn't ever cease.
With all this in mind I would say that while kids themselves aren't depressing, worrying about them can create depression. On a lighter note, teaching children and knowing you make a difference in their lives can be the most rewarding job.
Alrighty then, it's almost nap time so I got to make some lunch...
But don't forget to call your parents!
Originally posted by Mad_Hatter
reply to post by Rhain
But I just wanted to point out that not all guys think the way you classified us as thinking. In fact, ALL of the guys I know that have kids would do anything for them including kill for them if they had to.
Originally posted by jamiros
I don't know if I'm getting my point across or not.
The question is:
Do you think they're trying to slim us down with this type of propaganda?