Will my husband ever want to have chi...

Will my husband ever want to have children?

Posted in the Parenting Forum


Delhi, India

#1 Apr 3, 2014
I'm an Indian girl, I had an arranged marriage. I was 26, husband was 30. I knew that husband lived & worked in Singapore, but I didn't know he was so obsessed about staying on there.
Having children was really important to me, I had assumed that its important to my husband too as he comes from a very traditional & well off family & all his cousins have big kids already-he too seemed very traditional.After marriage he told me that he intends to go off to the USA for two years (two years after our marriage) to do an MBA. He also wants me to stay on in Singapore with a job so he can come back & job hunt after his MBA on my Dependent Pass. He hadn't told me any of this before marriage, rather his family had told us that they'd cancelled the marriage alliance of a software engineer girl who wanted to go abroad for just one year for her job as the purpose of marriage was to live together, now we learnt that my husband had always planned to do an MBA he was only waiting to become a Singapore Permanent Resident.Regarding a child, he says that he actually doesn't want a child at all, because the sufferings he's gone through, he doesn't want his child to go through, & this is something about which he's had long discussions with his parents, because they obviously want a grandchild. He says he'd even asked them to find him a girl who doesn't want kids, but he might have kids due to social pressure later.

Do you think he'll ever want kids?

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Parenting Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
News Chris Selley: Motherisk is the Ontario Liberals... 5 hr onlibpartysite 2
Kids will ruin your life (Jun '10) Wed The Truth 207
Child/Teen Spanking Mar 19 anonymous 1
"Smear the Queer" game (Feb '07) Mar 15 Scout2018 8
News Supreme Court upholds parenting rights for gay ... Mar 1 Rainbow Kid 19
News Biology is More than the Body Feb 27 humanspirit 1
News Law would let courts restore parental rights (Apr '07) Feb 19 Jamielynn 196