How did everyone tell their parents that they were pregnant? What about the baby's father?
I'm just kinda at a loss of what to do. I'm not sure if it would be easier to tell my parents seperately or together and just do it "rip off a band-aid" style. It's hard to catch them together most of the day (I'm one of 8 kids and they are usually doing a family/work/church related thing)
I also don't know the father very well. We hung out for around 8 hours at a party I went to with my best friend. I was able to talk to her about him today while we were volunteering and she knows who he is and where to find him.
I can't really give you the best advice because I'm also new to this, I just found out two days ago. But... I literally just got done telling my mom. Did it like ripping off a band-aid, and it went better than I could have ever expected. My parents may be different than yours, but I think it's best to just get it over with as soon as possible. My mom was extremely supportive and has just reaffirmed my decision to keep my baby.
Well when I found out I was scared out of my mind. I'm pretty sure that anyone who gets pregnant and isn't completely independent and financially stable feels that way. And trust me I was TERRIFIED to tell my family. It was probably the scariest thing I had to do and I tried putting it off and putting it off...The more I thought about it the more it stressed me out. So one night I just got up the courage to approach my mom while she was fiddling around on the computer (she was alone) and I just said "I need to talk to you" and she asked what it was and I just said "I'm pregnant". She was pretty angry, and kept telling me how it easily could have been prevented (I'm 20 and my boyfriend is 23 but we still live with our parents). But when she saw that I didn't intentionally do it to her, she came around and reassured me that everything would be okay. My dad overheard us, so he knows but I still haven't talked directly to him about it which is fine with me. My brother found out from my dad and he was angry at first because my family doesn't like my boyfriend...but they've all come around. My advice is just to do it, band-aid style haha. It will make you feel so much better...just remember that they're going to know eventually, so you might as well get it over with Good luck!
I told my mom the day i found out & suprisingly she was really happy! She laughed, hugged me then went to buy another test 'just to be sure'.
My boyfriend walked in after a night shift & saw the test on the side ( NOT how i had planned on telling him!) he was in shock for a while but it has now sunk in.
Obv your situation is different but i would say the sooner you tell the better
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