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Why do i feel like 4 is not enough

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katie0183 Sun 24-Jul-16 23:02:51

I feel like im being an absolutely ungrateful wally. I have 4 lovely kids ranging from teens to twins but just dont feel finished?
A lot of friends are having children at the mo but i dont feel overly broody with there kids, however i have a twinge of guilt that i feel like i want another. The twins being my last makes me feel like my bodies not finished... i dont know... hubby says no. But does anyone else feel like this?
I have a great job, great opportunities, great family... just feel like i feel like somethings missing. Just feels like such an unusual feeling....

Needmorechocolate Thu 28-Jul-16 14:10:36

I'm in a similar position. I have 4 gorgeous children, a good job and loving husband but sometimes I still feel like something is missing. I don't really feel broody as such but maybe just more sad that I won't ever be pregnant again or have a newborn. I don't think I actually want more children I just think I've got to get used to the idea that my life will now be entering a new phase.

I don't think you are ungrateful at all. I think it is perfectly normal to question how you feel and to wonder whether or not it is the right decision not to have any more children.

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