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Old 05-16-2012, 03:31 PM
 
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This particular debate stems from Copius hours on the Range. Admittingly shock at the Consenus.

What are your thoughts?
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Old 05-16-2012, 03:35 PM
 
Location: Las Flores, Orange County, CA
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Probably with the assumption that they had no children by choice. Having kids is brutal. I have four girls under 13 and I am aging at the rate of pi years per year. I sometimes day dream about what it would be like if my wife and I were DINKS. No stress, lots of disposable money, lots of disposable time.
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Old 05-16-2012, 04:46 PM
 
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Probably with the assumption that they had no children by choice. Having kids is brutal. I have four girls under 13 and I am aging at the rate of pi years per year. I sometimes day dream about what it would be like if my wife and I were DINKS. No stress, lots of disposable money, lots of disposable time.
I understand, I feel children are the Best and Worst gift!

Those whom make statements such as "I don't know where they would be without my children" are grouped in one of three Categories:

1: Full of Sh%t
2: Possess a nanny
3: Often away from Home i.e Work,Military
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Old 05-16-2012, 04:50 PM
 
Location: Las Flores, Orange County, CA
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I understand, I feel children are the Best and Worst gift!

Those whom make statements such as "I don't know where they would be without my children" are grouped in one of three Categories:

1: Full of Sh%t
2: Possess a nanny
3: Often away from Home i.e Work,Military
4. Don't have a lot of internal satisfaction such that they extract personal fulfillment through their kids. Their kids are their accomplishment. They don't have a life - their kids are their lives.
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Old 05-16-2012, 05:25 PM
 
Location: Lehigh Valley, PA
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My wife and I don't have children.
We don't hate them but we knew we would be far better off financially without the burden of them.

I'm stating this as a matter of fact that we have far more money and look much younger than our mid forties counterparts with children.
I'm very sure we are much much happier then those that constantly worry about money and about the welfare of a child or children.


In life you need to know what you want and then stay with your decision.
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Old 05-16-2012, 06:05 PM
 
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My wife and I don't have children.
We don't hate them but we knew we would be far better off financially without the burden of them.

I'm stating this as a matter of fact that we have far more money and look much younger than our mid forties counterparts with children.
I'm very sure we are much much happier then those that constantly worry about money and about the welfare of a child or children.


In life you need to know what you want and then stay with your decision.
I have always utilized the term Burden in context to children and have received stares,glares,etc... However by definition Children are in fact a BURDEN. I will be the first to admit; I see life without children Blissful.
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Old 05-16-2012, 06:21 PM
 
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I thni it depends o just how well teh children tured out.But nprmally I think people lovde3d havig children especailly has they aged. Its lke askig a eskimo if they like the beqch sand. One can imagine many thigs both ways but its not like the experience.
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Old 05-16-2012, 06:47 PM
 
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I thni it depends o just how well teh children tured out.But nprmally I think people lovde3d havig children especailly has they aged. Its lke askig a eskimo if they like the beqch sand. One can imagine many thigs both ways but its not like the experience.
Are you typing in code
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Old 05-16-2012, 06:53 PM
 
Location: Las Flores, Orange County, CA
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It should have appended

I thni it depends o just how well teh children tured out.But nprmally I think people lovde3d havig children especailly has they aged. Its lke askig a eskimo if they like the beqch sand. One can imagine many thigs both ways but its not like the experience.

- from my POS Apple dumbphone
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Old 05-16-2012, 06:55 PM
 
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Giving you a hardtime. my phone does the same trash
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