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‘On the bus to school, I texted my boyfriend, ‘Is it possible I could be pregnant?’ Only 16, something inside me knew.’: Teen mom of 2 shares young motherhood journey

“After a dreadful ride home, I walked into the bathroom with my mom. 16-year-old me stood there, already knowing what the outcome of the pregnancy test would be. Two lines. My mom and I started crying. I fell to my knees. ‘What am I going to do? I was supposed to graduate. I was supposed to go to college.’ My mom looked down at me, ‘You will.'”

On the left, newly weds show off their wedding rings, on the right, same couple take a family selfie with their two kids

‘Really? But you’re so young! You have your whole life ahead of you! How can you know what you want yet?’: Young married couple celebrating 11-year anniversary offer newlywed advice

“Marriage is work, yes. But I’m here to tell you newly engaged, newlywed people—it’s working at your dream job. The one you’ve always wanted. With the person you’ve always wanted to work with. Some days suck, but at the end of the day, you wouldn’t wanna work anywhere else.”

‘How did we get here?’ After 12 years, we turned into unrecognizable strangers. I was 27, a mom to the sweetest boy, and getting divorced. This wasn’t the plan.’: Single mom takes the risk, meets ‘knight in shining armor’ on Tinder

“My friend encouraged me to make a dating profile. ‘Find 3 guys you feel a connection with, give 2 your number, and go on a date with 1… ‘ I found myself driving towards Applebee’s, my heart racing. I just wanted to get ‘this’ going or over with, then my phone rings. ‘Ashton – Cute Tinder Guy’ flashes across my phone screen.  Time and my breathing stop.”

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