How long after your squinter did you tell your SO?

posted 3 years ago in TTC
  • poll: When did you tell your SO?
    Immediately or as soon as we were physically together : (23 votes)
    68 %
    As soon as the test was obviously positive : (4 votes)
    12 %
    Within 24 hours : (3 votes)
    9 %
    1 - 3 days : (4 votes)
    12 %
    3 - 6 days : (0 votes)
    A week or more : (0 votes)
  • Post # 3
    Member
    683 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: June 2012

    @CookieCreamCakes:  I would have told DH right away, but he was at work and then decided to go out with co-workers for happy hour….which then turned into him going out with his brother to see a band.  So I told him about 13 hrs after the squinter!  The funny thing is he probably goes out until the wee hours of the am about 3 times a year…I could barely contain myself when he finally got home!

     

    Post # 4
    Member
    701 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: January 2010

    I got a squinter just a few days ago at 12DPO, the bees on here saw the lines, but I didn’t believe it yet. I did another test the day after and the lines were clear as day so I felt better about telling DH. So to answer your question I waited 24 hours and it was pure hell! lol goodluck!

    Post # 5
    Member
    275 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: March 2013

    @CookieCreamCakes:  I was wondering the same thing! We’re not trying to conceive yet but of course I’m lurking all over the threads lol. I think I would need to pee on 8 million HPTs before I told DH! I’m curious to hear more people’s answers…

    Post # 6
    Member
    370 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

    I told him right away- I came out of the bathoom holding the test and said “Holy sh*t!” lol

    Post # 7
    Member
    53 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: September 2013

    I had a squinter, but didn’t tell the manbeef right away.  He knew I was ‘late’, but that’s it.  I did end up telling him a few days later than I had tested and I still wasn’t sure…turns out I wasn’t, anyway.

     

    We were a little disappointed, but that’s life.  Ideally we would conceive after the wedding, not before-I really want to do all the Disneyworld rides!

     

    Post # 8
    Member
    1242 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: April 2012 - Chateau Briand

    I started off by taking one test se digital tests so i told DH as soon as I saw pregnant. I figured even if it wasn’t right, I would need him to help me “get over it”. 

    Post # 9
    Member
    955 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: May 2011

    I tested positive, with a bit of a squinter, at 9dpo with FMU on a morning that he had to work 11 pm – 7 am the night before. I got up for work at around 5:45 am, tested positive, and it killed me to wait until he got home at about 7:10 am to tell him! I don’t know how people keep it in for days!

    Post # 10
    Member
    955 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: May 2011

    Oh, and I am almost 33 weeks pregnant 🙂

    Post # 11
    Member
    11772 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: May 2013

    I got my squinter at 12DPOand my obvious poisitive (on a digital) at 14DPO.

    I woke up DH at 4 in themorning to tell him it was positive!

    He rolled over, went back to sleep, woke up again at 5, and went “Did I dream that you’re pregnant?”

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