I recently found out my 16 year old sister is pregnant. She has decided that she's keeping the child, personally I don't think that's the right choice - but who am I to tell her what to do with it.
As soon as the child is born she's been told that she can no longer live with me OR my parents (they're nearly 50 and have been bringing up children all their life, it's their turn to have a life now).
Now, the problem is she seems to think that her and her boyfriend (24, out of work since 16) are going to get money thrown at them, along with a fully furnished house, and live happily ever after - bringing herself and their kids up on the governments money (it seems to me that they're just having this child for the above mentioned - which is sickening).
I am personally disgusted in her, and confused as to why she has made the decisions she has, we were brought up in a good home and never went without anything. Surely it's no life to be a stay-at-home mum at 16? But she is still my sister, and seeing as she's too stupid to actually do any research into the matter, I thought I might.
So what are the facts? What will she be entitled too? Is she going to be thrown into shared accommodation? Despite the decisions she has made, I still wouldn't see her put anywhere like that.
You may not use the teen pregnancy forum on behalf of someone else.
Although I agree thinking you can live and raise a family on handouts isn't the way to go I also think some of your thinking voiced are borderline to being read as insensitive considering your posting among other teen mums/moms to be!
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