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Teen girls: (& teen fathers.) You're under 18, unmarried, & had a baby due to an unplanned pregnancy. How's it going for you?

Is the dad (or mom) meeting their parental obligations? Are your parents supportive? Are you able to go to school, keep a job & reasonably support your baby? (This question is to help advise teen parents.)

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Well, I'm not pregnant, but I have a question for you. Why is it the girl's fault, just because she is the one carrying the baby. Last time I checked, it takes a man and a woman, for someone to get pregnant. Now I assume, that the girl didn't rape a boy, so then why does everyone blame the girl? EDIT: I just read the part that said ( teen fathers) but still consider my question.

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I posed the question this way because the majority of the, "I'm 15 and pregnant!" questions on this site come from girls, & not boys. (Understandable because it's the girls who carry the pregnancy & typically handle most of the childcare workload.) I'm not blaming anyone. If anything, I'm very interested in boy's points of veiw, too, as you can read, "...to advise teen parents."
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But it's not just you. I have been on many sites, and etc, and everyone seems to blame the girl.
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I'M NOT BLAMING THE GIRL! Jeez...
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(In all fairness, to you & you're viewpoint, I re-posted the question. Non-gender specific.)
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And I'm not blaming you either. I'm just wording my opinion. I just think people should stop judging in general, based on race, gender, religion etc.
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My sister had a baby as a teenager. Her baby's father left her. He was there for one thing only, I assume cause they were together for 3 years. He doesn't pay child support or anything, just sees her for a day or 2 out of the week. She's living with another guy that is raising his baby on his own so their not alone anymore! So it goes both ways really. Takes 2.
she can't go to college, only work. she can't do what she wanted. & my parents WERE supportive till she did something so not anymore.

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Thank you Guerra. Cold dose of reality, isn't it? So many young girls think they can manage it all - a baby, the dad being there, going to school & having a career. And a social life, too. All this is tough enough for grown-ups, let alone a youngster. I hope things brighten for your sister eventually. Takes time... :)
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(And fyi - I'm not blaming your sister - so please don't think that. This question crossed my mind after reading a question here from a 15 year old girl who thinks she might be able to handle all this, & possibly alone. That's all. No offense intended.)
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No! That's okay (:
& thanks!!
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