(Closed) Hypothetical question – what would you do?

posted 5 years ago in Relationships
  • poll: What would you do?
    Abortion : (67 votes)
    43 %
    Keep the baby : (66 votes)
    43 %
    Depends - tell us how : (22 votes)
    14 %
  • Post # 3
    7173 posts
    Busy Beekeeper

    I’d keep it.

    ETA:  I may or may not reconcile with said cheating husband.  Other options:  give the child up for adoption, raise the child myself.   



    Post # 4
    514 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

    @Pinkmoon:  I would keep it. Even if things didn’t work out with my husband, which I would hope he was very sorry and wanted to try, but regardless, I love/loved him once and enough so that I married him, so if we couldn’t work things out, we would still have a beautiful child.

    Post # 5
    10267 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper

    Depends on how far along the hypothetical me was when this hypothetical cheating  was discovered and possibly but not likely any extenuating circumstances.

    Post # 6
    2178 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: November 2012

    Keep it and peace out to the cheating husband.

    Post # 7
    754 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: May 2014

    I’ll speak up – Most likely, get an abortion.  However, it does depend on how old I am, and how severe the cheating was.  Like, if I’m young and it was a continual affair – he’s gone and I would most likely get an abortion.  If I’m older, and he cheated resulting in divorce, I might keep the baby depending on my financial stability and ability to properly care for the baby.

    Post # 8
    1938 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: July 2012

    I think I would keep the baby and try to take the cheating bastard for everything he is worth in court. Lots of child support and limited visitation rights if I could help it! 

    Post # 9
    2602 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: September 2014

    I’m pro-life, so you can guess what I voted!

    Post # 10
    1966 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: September 2013

    Keep the baby!

    Post # 11
    5400 posts
    Bee Keeper

    I’m pro choice (politically) but I don’t think I would ever be able to have an abortion and not have immense regret so I would probably keep it. Tough situation though. 

    Post # 12
    11747 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: November 1999

    At my current age, I would have an abortion (if I knew there was no way my Darling Husband and I would stay together). If I was older and my biological tock was ticking, I’d likely keep the child.

    Post # 13
    8471 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: July 2012

    I wouldn’t have the baby. I wouldn’t want any ties to him. 

    Post # 14
    1798 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: August 2011

    I’m CBC, so I’d get an abortion regardless of cheating husband or not. I can definitely understand why someone who wants kids would abort if divorce was imminent. I know tons of people who have kids with an ex spouse and it can definitely be a constant source of pain and drama

    Post # 15
    1409 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: February 2009

    Tough question. I think I would keep it. 

    Post # 16
    1774 posts
    Buzzing bee

    Incidentally my mom was in this situation without the cheating. They were havig some pretty bad marital problems and she knew it may soon be over. She said screw it and had me. My dad was gone by age 2 or so. I was a collicy baby and the first night i soept all the way through my dad asked mom for a divorce. He moved in with the lady from the 7-11 shortly after. 


    Me? Don’t want kids.

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