>
>
>
Keeping love alive
Your stories: He wants kids...I don't
Article in images

Career before kids

 

© comstock - Career before kids
© comstock
Chloe, 29, marketing project manager

I've wanted a successful career ever since I was tiny and used to watch Ally McBeal! My parents didn't have a lot of money, which made me even more determined to succeed. I worked really hard at school to get As and I was never happy unless I was top of the class. I got good A-levels, went to uni and got a First. It was tough, but I never thought twice about it. When I met my boyfriend (now husband!) I knew he was right for me because he's just as ambitious as I am.

Kids would spell the end of my career 
My hubby is a solicitor in a big law firm. He's worked his way up the ladder and he's in a really good position now. When he turned round one day and said he wanted me to put my career on the back burner and start a family, I was absolutely stunned. The way I see it, if I have a baby it would be the end of my career. In the job I'm in, it's hard to go on holiday, let alone go on maternity leave - there's no way! I told my husband that maybe when I've got where I want to be, I'll be ready to have a baby. I can afford to wait, but I feel that something is fundamentally wrong with our relationship if he thinks l'd just give up everything I've worked for to have kids.

Read what our experts had to say...




  
  

Sarah Horrocks
18/03/2010
Reader ranking:3/5 
Rank this page: 


Don't miss...
Next Week's Eastenders SpoilersSudoku
This Week's Hollyoaks SpoilersTricks and tips for an active new year
Latest… 21/07/2017
Love & Sex News
Guides
Videos
Wife Puts Chillies Up Mistress's Vagina After She Catches Husband Cheating
The Vaginal Pressure Inducer Is Here To Make Your Orgasms Better
Women Are Blow Drying Their Vaginas After Sex And They Really Shouldn't
All Love & Sex news
Sex Drive: The Differences Between Men & Women
Want Sheet-grabbing Sex? 10 Tips Guaranteed to Improve Your Foreplay
Oral Sex Tips: How To Give Him The Best Blow, Every Time
How To Spice Up Your Sex Life With Erotic Games
See all Love & Sex guides
Video: The secrets behind the way you hold your drink
See all Love & Sex videos
 

Don't miss out!

...Join our newsletter
Get the sofeminine latest straight to your inbox
  OK
Find us on...