Why do people have children?

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Evo, you're the "cool mom" on the block! We had one of those when I was growing up and oh! thank goodness. I could ask her about stuff that I never could talk to my mother about. You should write a book!
Tsu, I totally agree with you about wanting to give them back to the parents when they malfunction. And, in truth, I'm just not into kids when they're in the "larval stage". I like them better when I can interact with them.
On a similar topic, I know an awful lot of people who adopt. I wonder what motivates this sometimes. Is it the desire to create the idealistic family? Sometimes I watch stories on the news about children looking for adoptive parents and it really does tug at my heart. I think mostly I wish I could make life a little more fair for them because their desires are so simple - just to have a home and belong to a family.
 
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Im really not sure why anyone has kids. The thought of anyone wanting to willingly undertake this amount of responsability, risk, and constant work astonishes me.
 
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more over, its just people being too lazy to use contraception...
 
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jimmy p said:
more over, its just people being too lazy to use contraception...
this is an ignorant statement...many children are planned
 
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Kerrie said:
this is an ignorant statement...many children are planned

you arent allowed to take me seriously...
 
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jimmy p said:
you arent allowed to take me seriously...
:biggrin: :biggrin:
 
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jimmy p said:
you arent allowed to take me seriously...

sorry that i did take you seriously :redface: if your post was meant as a joke, i can dig :biggrin:
 
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dont worry, everything i say is a joke, that is why people dont usually listen to me :(
 
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zoobyshoe said:
Im really not sure why anyone has kids. The thought of anyone wanting to willingly undertake this amount of responsability, risk, and constant work astonishes me.
oh, dear. Then I guess this is the worst possible time to tell you I'm carrying our love-child, Zooby. Remember that night when you were bartending and you kept pouring those pitchers of Flying Zoobies? :biggrin:
 
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oh, dear. Then I guess this is the worst possible time to tell you I'm carrying our love-child, Zooby. Remember that night when you were bartending and you kept pouring those pitchers of Flying Zoobies? :biggrin:
Concieved under the influence of Flying Zoobies it will float even in a 1G environment, like the NASA space baby.
 

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