(Closed) An actual timeline!!!

posted 7 years ago in Waiting
  • poll: Is your biological clock affecting your level of patience?
    I can wait a while because I am young enough to not worry about my bio clock. : (18 votes)
    28 %
    I'm impatient and my biological clock has nothing to do with it! : (19 votes)
    29 %
    It's very hard for me to wait because I'm up against the clock! : (10 votes)
    15 %
    SO and I don't want/are done having kids, so it makes no difference. : (7 votes)
    11 %
    I'm pretty worried about the clock, but am still feeling patient enough to wait. : (11 votes)
    17 %
  • Post # 3
    Member
    7609 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper

    Wahoo on getting a timeline!

    I’m not waiting anymore, but I voted that waiting WAS hard for me, but it was just as much about my “biological” clock as it was about my parents being around for my children.  They are older (nearly 70), not in the best of health, and I just turned 30 last week.  So yeah, I wanted things to happen sooner than later, but mostly because I really want them to be involved in my childrens’ lives. πŸ™‚

    Post # 4
    Member
    2893 posts
    Sugar bee

    I’m 24 and my guy is 30. Ironically, it’s his biological clock that is ticking.;)

    Post # 5
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    346 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: February 2012

    Yes!!! I’m almost 30 (next month) & he is only 24! We want kids, but we aren’trevenue engaged! Grrrr. 

    Post # 8
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    347 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: May 2014

    we’re both in our late 20s, i have a son in grade school but ive had some recent fertility issues, my Fiance has no kids so its important for me to have more in a reasonable amount of time in the future, but im not exactly in a rush either. we’re still young enough that we can try we’re both ready.

    Post # 9
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    2949 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: May 2015

    @claireos: I’m in the exact same situation – in fact, I’m also 24 and my SO is also 30. Lol I have to say that thank goodness that it’s his biological clock that ‘s ticking or else I’d be waiting for a much longer period of time. Haha what can I say? I’m impatient Embarassed

    Post # 10
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    338 posts
    Helper bee

    My biological clock isn’t ticking, because SO & I are still in our very early twenties and don’t want kids for another 7+ years.  However, if this was ten years in the future I’m sure I’d be hearing “tick tock tick tock”.

    Post # 11
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    335 posts
    Helper bee

    we’re both in our early 20’s, so there’s not really any rush in terms of our biological clocks, but because i’m the oldest child and he’s the youngest, our parents ended up being a decade apart in age. i’m a bit worried that if he were to wait too long to have kids, his parents might not have the chance of knowing them. they’re both in great shape at the moment, and SO is young so he still has some time to think about all that. plus, i don’t think his parents have ever pestered him about grandkids.

    so really, there’s no rush. i just get impatient sometimes.

    Post # 12
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    4124 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: September 2018

    @laceywings: My SO and I are almost 12 years apart, but our mums are 2 years apart, mine was 37 when I was born, 39 for my brothers (twins).  Werid how things are.

    @Mrs. Harmony:  So excited for your timeline.  Yay for you!  πŸ™‚

    Post # 13
    Member
    1902 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    Yay for timelines, very exciting and now you can feel like all that waiting will be worth it πŸ™‚

    Post # 14
    Member
    207 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: September 2013

    @claireos: I’m in the same situation. I’m 24 and SO is 33. He’s the one with the clock ticking! I worry more about his clock than mine!

    Post # 15
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    1669 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: March 2012

    That’s great news.  Before I was engaged I felt the same way.  Always calulating if I get married this date and then I can become pregnant this date.  I used to drive myself crazy.  Now I know the real dates I have peace of mind.  I’m getting married at 32 and hopefully will have my first child at 33.

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