To start with, you don't HAVE to have children. Secondly, it's not because he wants to have children that you should have them just to please him. In fact, I'd say that's a pretty crappy reason for having children.
Having children is not going to end your life but it will profoundly change it. It sounds to me as if you are not ready for children and that you might never be ready and you know what? That's OK.
Would not having children be a dealbreaker for your boyfriend? Does he know how you feel? Have you sat him odwn and explained that there are things you want to do before having a baby? Could you find ways of working things in (like making your honeymoon your "real" vacation)?
Whatever you do, make your decision for you (not him) and be honest with your bf (no platitudes).View Thread
Stop doing it. He won't let himself starve - especially n ow that he's back to eating everything. Just carry on with your meal as if nothing was happening and he'll pick it up fairly quickly even if he does go a meal or two without eating first.View Thread
When my Mil died, we explained to my then 4 yo daughters in a very matter-of-fact way that she had died and that she was no longer in pain. 2 days later we all went to the funeral which was, as we explained to the girls, to allow us to say good bye to her. One of them asked to see her in her coffin - which we allowed (and no, she wasn't traumatized).
We weren't sure that they had taken it all in until a week or so later. Léonie went upstairs to go to the toilet. Grandma's door (she had a sort of living room beside her bedroom where she spent her days) was open. I saw Léonie go along the corridor andquietly close the door. I was close to tears but I knew that she had understood ...View Thread
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