There comes a point in many relationships where one person suggests the idea of having a baby. In an ideal world, the other person will be on board with the suggestion, and you will both look forward to expanding your family.
However, there are also times when one person in the relationship will be unsure of the idea. A Reddit user (25M) has recently taken to the platform to express his reasons why he doesn’t think the timing is right to have a baby despite his partner thinking otherwise. Here is what he had to say.
The original poster starts off by explaining that the topic of having a baby has been constantly on the agenda for the past few weeks. His partner (24F) has been bringing it up a lot, saying that the thought of having a baby gives her strength.
While this makes OP happy because his partner has recently been undergoing therapy after going through some tough times, he doesn’t think that the pair are in a financial position to have a baby at this moment in time.
OP’s partner has recently quit her job and hasn’t managed to find anything else as of yet. Meanwhile, he is still a student in medical school, meaning they don’t have nearly enough income between them to support a child.
He has told her that they should wait until he has qualified as a doctor and she has a new job before even thinking about having a baby. Additionally, he would like to build up some savings before bringing a child into the world.
Unfortunately, it seems as if OP’s words haven’t been properly digested by his partner. Over the past couple of days, she has continued to bring it up, saying that she is excited to be pregnant and that he can’t wait.