When I first came on this site I read something on a broodiness thread that really helped. Someone said that while it really sucks to wait, it will be that much more special when our time to be mothers does come. Whenever I get broody or start wishing for the summer to come so we can start TTC I remind myself of how special it will be when I do get pregnant. It makes me smile and mellow out -- at least for a while.
Also, something I always think about when I'm worrying about whether we should just start right now or wait until the date we planned or maybe postpone things a few more months, is something a friend said to me once: YOUR baby comes when it's meant to and if she/he didn't, you wouldn't have the little person in your life that you were destined to have. If you are meant to wait, it's because you're meant to do certain things in life before you are ready to be that person's mother. If you fall unplanned, it's because that person, your baby who was meant for you, was ready to come and you didn't realize it. All things happen when they are supposed to. The hard part is giving up the belief that we can control every single detail in our lives and just trusting that it will all happen when the time is right. If it didn't, we wouldn't each get to bring the little people into our lives who were the ones destined for us. Thinking about that has helped me a lot to relax and stop worrying.
I'm sorry I'm new and I'm not sure how to quote!! But I just wanted to say I think the above post (MindUtopia) is really lovely. I'm going to try and remember that when I am having one of my extremely broody moments!
I constantly feel as if I am wishing my life away WTT, I am sure I will look back one day and wish I could have this time back but my mind doesn't seem to see it that way!!
totally in the same boat!!! 20 in april and already set a date to ttc for end of this year i feel i'm ready and cannot physically wait any longer broodiness is to hard to bear and doesnt my OH know it!
Well I definitely don't think 20 is too young . What I think it really comes down to is goals in life. If you, like me, have just always wanted to be a mother and give your child nothing but unconditional love, support, your wisdom, and the sharing of your life... Then why bother waiting. Ive actually met several couples who regret waiting so long and wish they had married in their early 20s and had children. If I'm not pregnant this month (lovely but wanted oops from our vacation) I'll be TTC later in the year as well. We can help eachother wait!
it would be awesome to have someone to wait with and maybe if it comes to it maybe even a ttc/bump buddy
Hey I know exactly how you all feel Ever since I was 17 Ive been crazy! I turn 19 this month and it's just getting worse with time!! I'm wishing my life away, first for holiday, then for moving out and then for TTC .. it use to be for the wedding but I've gotten so baby mad me and OH don't think we can wait for a wedding on top of everything else because a wedding would mean we would have to post pone the TTC which neither of us want Hopefully I only have to wait until August next year instead of december but all depends on circumstances for finance I guess, emotionally we are ready and as a couple we are ready, we want to expand our family of 2 to 3 but financially we aren't right now but hopefully by next year OH will be in a better job and I will be in one
Been reading through the thread and a lot of you feel the same. When you get broody how do you describe it? I get a surge of excitement/sadness and i feel it around my chest area I had a dream last night that I took 2 tests and got a strong positive on both one of my friends are pregnant and it has made my broddyness kinda lose control, in tears last night while watching one born!
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