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PREGNANT sshhh...it's a secret

post #1 of 6
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I hate keeping secrets from my family! I see them quite a bit and not being able to tell them is going to be hard. When I do I will come up with something creative like frames with a due date or a copy of the ultrasound, a book, or baby toy. I'm not quite sure yet but it will have to be fun since they might be a little upset because I'm not married. We live together so we're now more than halfway there and looks like we might be having a wedding sometime soon or sometime right after the baby is born.

Exp Due Date Sept 9th
post #2 of 6
Congrats mama!!

I know, I'm having a hard time not telling either!! There are so many things that make it hard (including my SIL's upcoming wedding and I'm a bridesmaid) and we see our families all the time too! I think I'm going to have to avoid everyone until the end of the month!!

Hopefully your family won't be upset and see the joy that a new life will bring!
post #3 of 6
Well, a big congratulations from me! I hope your big news--well, both parts of your big news--goes over well! Really, who can be upset about a baby coming?

Melissa
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Emotions

Thank you for your notes!

BLAGH! I'm totally emotional and almosted started crying after reading them but I had to stop the tears since I'm at work.

Secretly,
NewYearsEve04
post #5 of 6
Awww... congratulations!!

My BF and I have been living together for, like... a year and a half now, and we kind of went through the same thing. When I found I was pregnant, I was kiiind of nervous about telling my family, but there was no way in hell that I wanted to tell his family! Heh! My family was all really supportive and nice about it... they never bring up the fact that we're not married, except for my nana... and she just occasionally asks WHEN we're getting married, but really nicely.

His family was really upset, though. o.o ... They all cried, and lectured him, and in fact... STILL lecture him (well, his dad does... the rest of his family has accepted it pretty well by now). It was really difficult to tell them, although a bit easier simply because... they live in Idaho and we live in New York! Heh. So it all had to be over the phone... which can be a great way to avoid things, etc.

Anyway, I guess I just rambled at you.... ... it was hard, but it's turned out okay! His family IS nice about it now, and my family has been great. We're still not married, actually... the time just isn't right for us. We do plan on getting married, but we have a lot of things we need to work out first. His family is not happy about that, but... you know, they're just going to have to deal with it. We feel that this is the best decision for us right now.

Good luck with telling your family. I hope they'll surprise you with support and acceptance. Either way, though... they will at least come around. When do you plan on telling them?
post #6 of 6
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Originally Posted by kirei
Awww... congratulations!!

My BF and I have been living together for, like... a year and a half now, and we kind of went through the same thing.

When do you plan on telling them?

Well we are pretty much in the same boat. My BF and I have been living together for a year and 4 months and April will be our 2 year anniversary of being a couple.

I guess we will wait until the end of the first trimester as the Dr. advised us and it makes sense. Plus it will give us time to get used to the major life changing event! I'm getting more and more excited each day but obviously still nervous. I'm thinking either the end of Feb. or around Valentine's day since there is a big family trip around that time.

Expecting Sept. 9th
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