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|Sun, 05-15-2011 - 9:24pm|
Hi everyone, I'm not new to ivillage but I'm new to this board!
Hubby and I have been married for a year. TBH, I've had baby fever for longer than I've been willing to admit. However, I know with 100% certainty that we are not ready. Financially...we're good to go (we both have great jobs, we own a beautiful home, health insurance and savings are in place, etc.)
Emotionally....we need some work. Hubby in particular is so NOT ready. This is where I'm struggling. I respect and understand his side of things completely, but that doesn't mean its easy to accept! We are both 25 and, in his opinion, we are just too young. We still have a couple of vacations that we'd like to take and "splurges" that we'd like to make around the house. Hubby is great with babies and loves them to death but he just isn't yet ready for the late nights and the committment of raising a little one.
Part of my desire, I think, is very much driven by the fact that my BFF just had a baby...so for the last 6 months, I've been inundanted with cute baby blue things, and holding her beautiful baby boy who hasn't cried ONCE in front of me! Almost *too* good to be true. I've been telling people, I wish he would just start throwing fits so at least I get a reality check!
In all honesty, if I had a positive pregnancy test today, I would