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4th cycle blues

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Dixiechick1991 Tue 29-Nov-16 21:48:49

Hello everyone!
As the title suggests, I've got the fourth cycle blues. Kind of feel a bit down because everyone is getting pregnant around me.
Me & DH are 25, ideal weight, none smokers and generally fit and I think the thing that's getting to me most is that because we're newly weds - we are constantly asked when we'll be having children.
It really gets me down to play it off like oh well not right now because inside I'm desperate 😟

MouseLove Tue 29-Nov-16 22:39:30

Hey!! I've been married 8 years. We've been talking about children since we got married. TTC on and off for 3 years, but currently on cycle 3 serious TTC. Unfortunately the questions never really quit but you learn to deal with them a little better each time. Sometimes however it can be really pressurised. Please don't feel like you are taking a long time, cycle 4 isn't that long to be trying for and although this is a mental game, just keep positive and focus on the baby outcome. It will be worth this heartache. X

Dixiechick1991 Wed 30-Nov-16 07:04:55

mouse thank you. I know 4th cycle isn't a long time, but we got married early summer time and the questions have been going since then so it just seems like forever!
I always read threads on here of people who've been trying for 1-2+ years and think really how can I dare to complain or moan!
Fingers crossed for a smooth TTC journey x

Mammabear31 Wed 30-Nov-16 08:45:48

Hi Dixie. I'm currently at the end of cycle 10 - AF due tomorrow and getting stark white BFN's. Some months are better than others, and this month is a really bad one for me as we have to stop ttc for 2 months now for various reasons.

My first reaction to your post was to scoff, and thought "just you wait til you're on month 10 like I am" but it was unfair and thoughtless - I have been in your position and should know better. All I can say is just keep yourself and DH healthy, try to cut down on the booze (hard at this time of year, I know) and try to relax - again, hard I know! If I had a penny for every time someone told me to just relax and let it happen I would be a millionaire, and quite possibly a murderer!

I've been there, I'm still there and it's fucking shit. I hope things look up for you and your DH soon, and take comfort in the fact that you are most certainly not alone.

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