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    What should a married Christian do when not ready to have children?

    What should a married Christian do when not ready to have children? Or I suppose anyone really if they are married and not in a position to have kids at the time?
    Last edited by Ana Dragule; 04-29-2015 at 09:48 PM.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ana Dragule View Post
    What should a married Christian do when not ready to have children?
    Not have children by utilizing birth control methods.

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    Having knowledge of how fertility (and especially your fertility) works will be helpful not only in avoiding conceiving when the timing isn't right, but in having kids if/when you are ready.

    In other words, look into Natural Family Planning methods.

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    They often come at the wrong time anyhow.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scrawly View Post
    Not have children by utilizing birth control methods.
    There are many different kinds.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ana Dragule View Post
    There are many different kinds.
    Variety is the spice of life.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scrawly View Post
    Variety is the spice of life.
    Yeah... Not very helpful.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Spartacus View Post
    Having knowledge of how fertility (and especially your fertility) works will be helpful not only in avoiding conceiving when the timing isn't right, but in having kids if/when you are ready.

    In other words, look into Natural Family Planning methods.
    We tried that..... And we all know what we brought back from our honeymoon. That said if you DO use NFP research it extensively to make sure you are a good candidate for it. Otherwise I strongly believe in non hormonal dual barriers aka diaphragm and condoms or spermicide gel and a condom sponge and condom but that is more my personal philosophy that life begins AAT conception not at implantation. Some hormones prevent not just conception but implantation. Morally of course I am against this.
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    IMO, if one is "ready" to be married, then one should be "ready" for the natural consequences - i.e., children.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Catholicity View Post
    We tried that..... And we all know what we brought back from our honeymoon. That said if you DO use NFP research it extensively to make sure you are a good candidate for it. Otherwise I strongly believe in non hormonal dual barriers aka diaphragm and condoms or spermicide gel and a condom sponge and condom but that is more my personal philosophy that life begins AAT conception not at implantation. Some hormones prevent not just conception but implantation. Morally of course I am against this.
    You do know what they call people who rely on the rhythm system for birth control. Parents.
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