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I wanted a girl so bad!!!
by Anonymous
July 9, 2013 at 5:18 PM
I'm 26 weeks pregnant and I have a son already, I wanted a girl my whole life. Due to high risk pregnancies and wanting to homeschool we decided we aren't having any more.
I prayed and prayed that this was a girl, I wanted a little girl to dress up, do her hair, etc.
I found out this is a boy...

I am actually excited! I realized that I won't have to deal with a prissy little girl, periods, matted up hair, etc. I'll be able to take my boss camping without hearing how gross the bugs are! Call me crazy but I'm ecstatic!!!

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  • PEEK05
    by PEEK05
    July 9, 2013 at 5:19 PM

    This all just sounds like a bunch of gender stereotypes to make you feel better.

  • Anonymous 1
    by Anonymous 1 - Original Poster
    July 9, 2013 at 5:21 PM
    That's how my nieces are, they hate getting dirty and they have horrible attitudes. My nephews are more laid back and easy going.


    Quoting PEEK05:

    This all just sounds like a bunch of gender stereotypes to make you feel better.


  • Anonymous 2
    by Anonymous 2
    July 9, 2013 at 5:23 PM
    I'm glad you're ok with it. :)
    You hear of some moms getting depressions or actually resenting the kid.
  • laineysmum
    July 9, 2013 at 5:24 PM
    Quoting PEEK05:

    This all just sounds like a bunch of gender stereotypes to make you feel better.



    GMAFB. Take your shitty attitude elsewhere. Your comments are neither valid nor useful in any way.

    OP that's an awesome realization. I had similar feelings when I first wanted a boy, prayed for a boy, planned for a boy and ended up with a girl. Glad we're both happy with what we've got!


    ETA in case this blows up, I'm kind of a hormonal wreck today, and I basically comforted myself the same way op did soooooooo methinks I got a little defensive :S





  • ardan85
    by ardan85
    July 9, 2013 at 5:24 PM
    Maybe you will get some Granddaughters ! That will be extra special! Congrats on your new little one!!!
  • PEEK05
    by PEEK05
    July 9, 2013 at 5:25 PM


    Quoting laineysmum:

    Quoting PEEK05:

    This all just sounds like a bunch of gender stereotypes to make you feel better.




    GMAFB. Take your shitty attitude elsewhere. Your comments are neither valid nor useful in any way.

    OP that's an awesome realization. I had similar feelings when I first wanted a boy, prayed for a boy, planned for a boy and ended up with a girl. Glad we're both happy with what we've got!

    LOL someone got offended.  OP handled my response much better, lol.

  • Anonymous 3
    by Anonymous 3
    July 9, 2013 at 5:25 PM

    I have a daughter who loves bugs and getting dirty and one of my boys hates that stuff. Lol

  • kaycersmom
    July 9, 2013 at 5:25 PM
    Having boys is awesome!
  • MrsDavidB25
    July 9, 2013 at 5:26 PM

     It's fun having brothers!

  • PEEK05
    by PEEK05
    July 9, 2013 at 5:26 PM

    I think it varies by child.  In your experience, my children are like that too.  Well, my 4 year old doesn't have a horrible attitude, but she is a little wild at times.  She just has so much energy and wants to know everything about everything.  My son is so laid back and easy-going.

    However, the opposite is true for my nieces/nephews.  My nephews are freaking crazy and are allowed to throw all sorts of temper tantrums, even at 3 and 5 years old! Everything is done THEIR way, with WHATEVER they want! They are VERY hard to be around. :(

    Quoting Anonymous:

    That's how my nieces are, they hate getting dirty and they have horrible attitudes. My nephews are more laid back and easy going.


    Quoting PEEK05:

    This all just sounds like a bunch of gender stereotypes to make you feel better.



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