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July 15th, 2007, 12:41 PM
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I am new to this site, and new to being a pregnant woman. This is my first child, and it was unplanned. My boyfriend of 6 years is in the military and has no idea right now I am pregnant. He is coming to visit in a couple weeks, but I want to break the news possibly over the phone so he has time to let it sink in. I don't know if I should wait until he gets here to tell him. We were not planning on starting that kind of life together for a couple of years, and I am so scared to tell him. Any thoughts on this....?
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July 15th, 2007, 06:56 PM
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Welcome and congrats on the pregnancy!!

You could always wait until he comes home to tell him?

Good luck

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July 15th, 2007, 07:27 PM
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I think I would tell him face to face.

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July 15th, 2007, 07:53 PM
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how long has he been gone?
Stasha 27, Married to Doug
mom to 5 little bugs RJ, Austin, AJ, Bry,& Robby
Until our wedding:
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July 16th, 2007, 08:39 AM
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I would tell him now.. you never know what can happen tomorrow..

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July 16th, 2007, 03:30 PM
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Hello and congratulations on your pregnancy.

How far along are you, how long have you and your boyfriend been apart, and when will you next see him?

I think it would be best to tell him face to face, but if you will not see him for a few more weeks it may be kind of late so telling him on the phone wouldn't be such a bad idea.

I hope you stick around and update us when you tell him.

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