How I Didn't Meet Your Mother

Submitted by John:

Before our coffee had cooled down, Dina asked me, "How many kids do you want?"

I said, "Uh... I don't know. I may not even want kids."

She gasped and said, "If you don't want at least two kids, then I'd rather know now."

I said, "I don't really know. I'm not in a rush to have them this minute."

She said, "Okay, well, thanks for the coffee," and was silent for the rest of the "date."


  1. Give me your baby, Gypsy!

  2. Hahaha, she may not have been very tactful about it, but not wanting kids is a dealbreaker for many women AND men. If you definitely don't want kids, and your date definitely does, why waste each other's time?

  3. It seems that if she point-blank asked that on the first date, then she might be a little too desperate to have kids. She might already have started mapping out their relationship.

  4. I agree with Anons 2&3. On the one hand, you don't want to "waste your time" with someone who disagrees with you on a pretty fundamental relationship issue. However, it's pretty tacky to bring it up within minutes of the first date beginning. Plus, he said he wasn't sure how he felt about having children--maybe he's not old enough to be thinking of those sorts of things--not that he was completely opposed to the idea. Perhaps if she were the right woman, and their relationship advanced at a normal pace, he would decide that he wanted kids...or not.

    But I guess way to dodge a bullet, John. :P

  5. He may have dodged a bullet...but she dodged many potential 'shots'

  6. 1.) Get a vasectomy
    2.) Tell her you want exactly as many kids as she does
    3.) Bang her until she wants to get you tested for sterility
    4.) Break up
    5.) Repeat

  7. Anon 12:50 - that is awesome.

  8. But, Anon 12:50, that didn't work so well for your dad, now, did it?

  9. 8:18 true, but it's working out great with your Mom.

  10. How many kids do you want?

    Oh, gosh, I don't think I could even eat a whole one by myself. Do you want to split one?

  11. Dodged a bullet? He missed a shot.

  12. that's the way it is done, folks. why waste precious youth on someone who is not into your most intimate dream? cull them as fast as you can. that uterus ain't getting no younger.

  13. Are these made up? C'mon now...... why would she wait til the first ''date'' to ask, why wouldnt she ask online or on the phone or something..??


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