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By  thedhanjal  |  10

I'd freak out too. YDI

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The beauty of a man...not a momma's boy.

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  capper44  |  18

Unless OP and her bf are Christian.... As they consider condom are not natural so its against God's will.

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  hama806  |  19

Premature for sure.

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  lelo007  |  11

I believe that's Catholics that don't believe in contraceptives. Either way, most religions teach no premarital sex, so they'd still be sinning.

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  Dramori  |  29

Just say no to sex, kids!!! ;D

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  vcapelo  |  19

Katholics are christans too. The other thing is called protestants. Anyway it's just weird to be against condoms!

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  osm1989_fml  |  6

I am currently 13 weeks pregnant thanks to "the beauty of condoms." Irrelevant, I know, but a lot of people seem to be thumbing it up for the condom comment, so I thought I'd go ahead and throw this out there.

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  ICastillo  |  24

When in doubt pull out.

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  twinkiefeets  |  17

29--they aren't all that Christian if they are having premarital sex.

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  jisaac09  |  25

I really don't see any reason 85 is getting thumbed down. I ALWAYS stack birth control methods as I do not want to make a baby and I definitely don't wan to kill one. I am too young to have kids (21), so I always wear a condom and pull out. Even if she claims to be on the pill.

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  yousuck44  |  11

That's what my dad told me he said if your going to sin don't be a dumb sinner use protection, that was the most awkward father daughter talk ever.

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  westcoastkp  |  13

Pregnant and they've been dating for only a few months? YDI

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  djgoreo  |  12

28 and 39: Catholics ARE Christian. While the original and growing Church has come to have slight distinctions, any Christian is in the Christian Church. Anyway, yes, specifically the Catholic position is against contraceptives, but Christianity's doctrine in general doesn't support fornicating.

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  queerquails  |  3

Don't marry someone you haven't had sex with, physical intimacy is a huuuge part of a relationship, not something you wanna gamble with. Telling you to wait until marraige is the church's way of controlling you by making you feel guilty about your natural urges :) To the OP- sorry he was so immature about the situation. The weight of a pregnancy scare should be shared by both partners, regardless whether you've taken a test or not. If you ARE pregnant, it doesn't sound like this guy is ready to stick with you through thick and thin, so best of luck...

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  rahavan  |  15

165 churches, at least mine, say no to premarital sex because sex is not just a physical thing, it involves a lot more than just flesh. When you give it away and the relationship fails, it damages you. But your opinion is your opinion I just wanted to say not all Christians wana "control you" and "make you feel guilty"

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  kyani  |  19

Condoms are 98% effective in preventing pregnancy if used correctly, so yes, the beauty of condoms. (Not to say that 84, or anyone in her situation, did't know how to use one, I know accidents happen.) |: And for all of the religious rambling: "However, in late 2010 the Pope appeared to modify the Catholic Church's view on condom use. In an interview published in a new book, he seems to have said that it might be permissible to use a condom in order to prevent the transmission of infection. Various translations of this interview have appeared. The Vatican has recently tried to clarify Benedict XVI's comments, saying he meant that the use of a condom by a man or a woman to prevent HIV transfer 'could be an act of responsibility', if intended to protect life."

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  loveingit  |  7

Most people are not using birth control right. Condoms break, the pill is not 100%, the pull out method is silly. The only 100% way to not make a baby is no sex. Now the PSA is out of the way. This guy sounds stuck on him mom. Might want to find a big boy. :)

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  DingoCJ  |  15

Ok, I have to say I'm a big believer in the 'try before you buy' scheme. So to all the people calling OP a sinner? Get off you're high horse and find yourselves a partner (not a priest). The church is always changing its position on certain things, taking on new meanings to scripture etc. that's why it's so popular and successful. I guarantee before we die, our generation will see the pope handing out free condoms.

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My mom used a condom, and then I was born. I don't think they work 99% of the time. I think there's a 50% chance, due to the fact that you don't always see those small holes and it only takes one sperm cell to make a baby. Either don't have sex until you can financially care for a baby, or if you trust your boyfriend, use the pullout method. I've spoken to many girls who have gotten pregnant from using condoms and birth control. I've been using the pullout method for over 3 years (since I started having sex), and still no baby. Never talked to a girl who has gotten pregnant by using that method but I'm not saying it hasn't happened either.

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166- it's called living life. In life, you get heart broken. Sex isn't the same for everyone. For some people it's an act of love. For others, it could be purely for pleasure. No feelings behind it.

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  chellyX92  |  8

205, you do realize that the "pull out method" is also called "pull and pray" because when ever the penis is stroked it releases pre cum. That's more sperm cells per every time it's stroke than what gets through a tiny hole in the condom. And if you are not using spermicide with this supposed fool proof method, he might as well be doing his business in you.

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  kyleekay  |  24

205- Your bio says you're 17, which would mean you've been having sex since you were 14? In your words "don't have sex until you can financially take care of a baby"... Why in the world were you having sex so young? I work with so many pregnant teenagers (I work for an online high school) that I honestly just get sad when I hear about people that age having sex. You are lucky to not be pregnant yet, considering you only use he "pull out method".

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  chellyX92  |  8

Oh she's 17, explains the "pull out method" idea. I honesty thought by now at least the schools would teach something to children about safety because pregnancy isn't the only thing girls have to worry about.

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  Anomomous  |  15

Christians in general but the Catholic Church is stronger on the belief that they are wrong Maybe be smarter next time. I say no more, figure out my meaning on your own. Btw I'm Catholic

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  CoriCat  |  14

250- oh they do. Just most don't listen. You can easily get condoms and birth control from the health department or go to your mother and tell her that your period is heavy and painful and you need to try something like birth control to lessen it. That's how I got mine. But I actually needed it for that. The added protection will be nice when I decide to start having sex with my long term boyfriend.

By  thedhanjal  |  10

I'd freak out too. YDI

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  CallMeMcFeelii  |  13

I'd freak out, but I wouldn't call my mum all while bawling. I'd run out and buy her a pregnancy test and pray, pray, and pray some more that the test comes up negative.

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  CallMeMcFeelii  |  13

32- I think it might be a test to see how their boyfriends react to the news. Or maybe to prepare them so if the test does come back positive they knew it was a 50/50 chance. Just my guess.

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  darkangel752  |  2

Why would being a parent suck?? I am a mother of 3 and it's the best job in the world! People need to learn to not talk about what they don't know. And if OP's bf is freaking cause she MIGHT be pregnant chances are if she really is he won't be man enough to stick around.

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  meihua  |  19

Question is did the boyfriend freak out of joy or panic?

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I understand whole heartedly why a guy would be completely freaked out. But, why do you assume that a woman wouldn't be? Two people were placed within this situation and perhaps the girl was scared and wanted a little support since he played a part in it as well. There are obviously wrongs and rights here, but I really don't think every woman should stress in silence about the situation if she really can't cope with it.

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  omgstoparguing  |  10

Why should the woman be forced to carry the anxiety of taking a pregnancy test all by herself? Why should we not bother the men with our silly troubles? Two people were involved in the sex, two people should be worried together.

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  TheNewGuy03  |  26

105 -- I can relate. Sadly, I'm speaking from experience. The freakout-age is something that happens on both sides, and it seems that the woman is actually impacted more, because there could be something going on in her body that makes her think she's pregnant, thus causing the stress. Coincidentally, if while on her period, the woman is extremely stressed, it can cause prolonged period symptoms (except without the bleeding). Though I can understand that side of it, I completely disagree with her telling the dude that she's pregnant without some sort of confirmation. (FYI, I have no children.)

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  MURIKKA  |  11

87- I am sure you were ready, both financially and emotionally, to start a family. In this situation, neither OP nor her boyfriend would have been prepared for the task of being parents, which everyone agrees is both time consuming and financially draining. Therefore, being a parent at that time would have sucked.

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  chell1894  |  13

Because some girls freak out especially when they are too soon to test. I think they're just looking for support and comfort. I mean it takes two to tango. There's no reason ONLY the woman should go through the stress of worrying and waiting to find out.. The guy had just as much to (possibly) making the baby as she did.

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  cradle6  |  13

180, there's nothing wrong with saying "I'm late, I need to take a pregnancy test," but to say "I might be pregnant with your child" is about the scariest way to phrase that. The fact that they've only be going out for a couple months makes it even worse. YDI.

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  chell1894  |  13

It shouldn't be scary. When you become sexually active it is YOUR responsibility to know and accept that at any time you could impregnate someone. No birth control is a 100% effective accept a vasectomy or tubes tied. That's a part of having sex. If you're to irresponsible or childish to e prepared for that you shouldn't be having sex or should have a vasectomy/tubes tied.

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  Zomg_Okay  |  26

Let's see... something completely unexpected happens, presumably despite measures being taken to prevent it, that will utterly and irreversibly change your life forever. You have less than a year to prepare for this one thing that will continue affecting you until you die. You know what? You're right, 247! Finding that scary is completely irrational. I'm glad we have you here to make us see sense.

By  thatgirlinoregon  |  21

Now you know he's not just a premature ejaculator in bed.

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Except that ejaculation can also refer to blurting something out suddenly. I fear for my generation's vocabulary.

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106- I miss my peers being able to understand puns- does that help? Wordplay used to be my favorite form of humor, but now it's lost on too many to bother.

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  bizarre_ftw  |  21

110 - don't despair! There are still a few of us that enjoy a good word play, all intelligence is not lost (though 106 doesn't do much for my last statement)

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  zango1  |  15

110 - In 106's defence the dual meaning of 'ejaculation' that you were attempting to use would make a lot more sense when spoken. You kind of lose the context when written, particularly when viewed as a stand alone comment. Plus, OP's boyfriend didn't so much ejaculate as fizzle.

By  Sailor_Mars  |  6

Looks like you picked a winner.

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  onlychildFTW  |  33

Well he over reacted. Yes. But it is a bad idea to tell someone you might be pregnant but not checked into it. Things get misinterpreted in speech. Thus causing the overreaction.

By  capper44  |  18

Well you got a keeper there ;)

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  capper44  |  18

#135 : my apologies.... But guess what i dont visit fml every day and dont read all the comments, so sorry for disappointment & will try to make sure that i dont hurt ur feelings aye :D

By  honeybadgerr  |  9

What a crazyyy!!! And lol what does he expect his mom to do...

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  Enslaved  |  36

My mom gives the best advice (both my parents do) and helps keep me levelheaded. Why not go to someone who you would consider older and wiser? Especially if you have a great relationship with them. However, the boyfriend might have jumped the gun a little too soon. Some information should remain private between you two until you get all the facts straight.

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  capper44  |  18

Then why don't people take precaution if tgey are that freakyshed out types :/ weird ....

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  kyleekay  |  24

11- I agree 100%. I believe if you're not responsible enough to at least protect yourself, you shouldn't be having sex. Although birth control doesn't ALWAYS work; for all we know OP and her boyfriend could have been using protection the whole time.

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  capper44  |  18

Hmmm interesting... But what more interest me is u agree with me, nice :)

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  asherm  |  15

I know, I was 35 and freaked out. Nature took care of it though. Shouldn't my eggs be dead by now? J/K!! I know I still have a few years, I now have IUD and my BF and I use condoms as well. Anything gets by all that, I'm naming it Michael Phelps

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  chell1894  |  13

I understand stressing and hoping she isn't but crying and calling his mother is ridiculous. When you become sexually active it is YOUR responsibility to know that anything can happen. No type of birth control is %100 accurate except tubes tied or a vasectomy. It is your responsibility once you are having sex that there is always a possibility of a pregnancy and to know how to handle it and be prepared. If he is that freaked out about having a baby he should have a vasectomy or not have sex.

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  the_wombat  |  6

I was told I couldn't get pregnant, and was taking birth control for a medical condition. I now have a 2 year old. And when I found out, I freaked. When you expect that it can't happen, and it does, it's terrifying. You don't know if or what they were using for protection, so shut up.

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  kyleekay  |  24

My guess is OP mentioned the mere possibility of being pregnant, and he freaked out. I doubt she told him she was pregnant as if it were a fact.

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  Osafune  |  19

I can sort of see why OP would do that. Sometimes you might think you're pregnant but not be sure because it's too early for a pregnancy test. No sense in her being the only one freaking out since he's just as responsible. Unless she's one of those people who thinks she's pregnant every month...

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I love that he's "just as responsible" in this case but when it comes to the baby during pregnancy or an abortion its all about the woman's choice and it being her Body and blah blah blah

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"Hey babe.. I know you are busy but i just thought i should tell you that my period is a day late and i might be pregnant but don't overreact. I haven't even taken a pregnancy test yet. I mean we all knew this would happen eventually. We have been dating a whole 2 months now..."

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  retropiaf  |  2

don't know Vintage, somebody who might be pregnant? Grow up already people... If you are old enough to have sexual relations, and without protection, you are old enough to handle a pregnancy scare with your partner.

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