To travel or to start our family? (Poll)

posted 2 years ago in TTC
  • poll: Would you take the trip of a lifetime or start TTC?
    Trip of a lifetime : (147 votes)
    97 %
    Start TTC : (4 votes)
    3 %
  • Post # 2
    2098 posts
    Buzzing bee

    sassybeee :  So much depends on where you are in life. I love to travel and the idea of a huge– once in a lifetime move like that! But my Darling Husband and I are 10 years apart and I’m in my 30’s, him in his 40’s… so TTC is #1 priority for us right now and since we’re having some trouble, putting it off even a year or two to travel more would be delaying it much longer than that. So– if we were younger with more time, I’d say we would probably travel!

    Post # 3
    8484 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper

    sassybeee :  Consider how you would feel if you skipped the trip to TTC and you didn’t get pregnant right away. I personally would take the trip – it sounds amazing! And think of all the amazing lessons and stories you’ll have for you future children after that experience. 

    Post # 4
    3120 posts
    Sugar bee

    I’d travel. You’ll have those memories forever. Plus, you guys are still young. Plenty of time for both.

    Post # 5
    973 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: August 2016

    That trip sounds amazing! I would definitely go for the trip if I was in my 20s.

    Post # 6
    567 posts
    Busy bee

    You’re so young so definitely travel. I live in New Zealand & it’s truly beautiful 

    Post # 7
    688 posts
    Busy bee

    You’re young! I would travel. I had serious baby fever a few years ago (I was 28) but decided to travel instead; Belize, Morocco, Phillipeans, Mexico, Poland, Sweden, and I loved every minute of it! I got the travel bug (mostly) out of my system and we are now TTC. You wont have opportunities like this once you have a child, travelling will become much more difficult.

    Post # 8
    2524 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: July 2018

    At age 25, 100% trip of a lifetime.  You have the entire rest of your life to be saddled with children and not getting to romp around the world.

    Provided you can enjoy it and not be just pining to be TTC…..

    Post # 9
    3237 posts
    Sugar bee

    I would take the trip!

    Post # 10
    1014 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: April 2017

    I’d definitely travel. We also held off TTC for one last trip of a lifetime and we are in our mid 30s. Don’t regret it at all.

    Post # 11
    14976 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2011

    Trip hands down.   We waited about a year after getting married so that we could go to Peru and Italy before trying and that was at age 32.  And 5.5 years later we are finally preg again with hopefully our rainbow baby.  A year is *nothing* in the grand scheme, not even if it takes a while. 

    Post # 12
    550 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2015 - Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel

    I voted trip of a lifetime (and I just had a baby that I adore) because you only get one life! Take the trip! You have plenty of time for kids 🙂

    Post # 13
    1738 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: October 2017

    Trip, hands down, any day. You’re young. Travel while you can before you have kids and it’s not as easy. 

    Post # 14
    9531 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: July 2016

    i’ve been TTC for a year and am frustrated as fuck.. and even I’d choose the trip, especially given your ages.

    Post # 15
    1398 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: March 2017

    I 100% would say the trip. But, I personally don’t get the whole baby fever thing anyway, so it is would be a no brainer for me lol

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