I Became A Father At 16. I Was So Naive!

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  • Published: 10 July 2019
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    Hi fellas! My name is Louis, and I have something to tell you. Ok. My girlfriend got pregnant. There is nothing unusual about that, right? But the thing is that I'm 16 years old. So… Hurray?

    I don't remember when I met Jasmine, because I was just a baby! Her parents were our neighbors, so, as my mother used to say - Jasmine and I have known each other since we were in diapers. We grew up side-by-side. When we were kids we literally did everything together. So until 16, we were the best of friends. But then I ruined it. Not on purpose! I was just growing up and becoming a man, you know… Yeah, so I told Jasmine that I wanted to be more than just friends with her. And of course, she said those standard words - that she didn't want to ruin our friendship and all that kind of stuff that girls usually say. So I got trapped in the friend zone. Or more precisely, we created this friend zone 16 years ago.

    It`s Ok, I could've handled that. I would have suffered a little and my feelings would have gone away, but then I found out that she had started dating a guy from school. Mike. Freaking Mike, from drama class. He looks more like a peacock than a man. And she would rather date him, than me? C’mon, everyone knows that Mike has dated half the girls at school! How did Jasmine even agree to go on a date with him? I was so mad. I tried to tell her that he was just gonna use her, but she wouldn`t listen. And after a few months passed, it happened.
    I saw her near the school crying. You don't have to be a detective to figure out what happened. So I went up to her and hugged her without saying a word. I took her home and she told me everything. As I expected, Mike had broken up with her. To be honest, I had to bite my lip to not say "I told you so." And thank god I didn`t say that. She seemed so grateful for my compassion that when we said goodbye, she looked directly in my eyes… and kissed me. Oh, boy… I had dreamt about this moment, and now it was happening! That's how we started dating. Oh, these were the happiest moments of my life. We spent our days and nights together, and I didn't want to leave her even for a second!

    For three weeks I just glowed with happiness, until one morning someone knocked on my door. Jasmine and her parents were standing in the doorway. They came into the house, and shocked us with some news: "Jasmine was pregnant!" Wow, I just froze. I sat in a daze, and I couldn't even hear everything that our parents were saying at that moment. All I could do was to look Jasmine in the eyes and see her empathy. She could barely hold back her tears. But at some point she stood up and interrupted everyone: she said "I'm going to keep the baby." Our parents were silent for a second. Then I got up and said: "I'm old enough to take responsibility, and I promise to do everything I can to take care of Jasmine and the baby." Of course, these words meant nothing to them. In their eyes, I was just a 16-year-old boy who did something bad. After that, we had a lot of conversations and discussions, but the decision was final - I would become a father.

    I understood that most of all we needed money, so I started looking for work. Unfortunately, people at my age can only earn money by delivering pizza or working at a fast food restaurant. But I needed a job. So I worked as a courier until the evenings, and then worked the fryer at McDonald's. Yes, it was very hard, but in my head there was always one thought that pushed me forward - soon I`ll have a child. And it gave me the strength to work 24/7.

    Jasmine was also having a hard time. She was pregnant at 16, so everyone around her was judging her. Even her parents. They never fully accepted that we were having a baby, and mostly just blamed her for the mistake. On the other hand, my parents supported us and even told me that Jasmine and I could live with them and turn one of the rooms into a nursery. This support was more than necessary, and I was very grateful to my mom and dad.

    Things were improving. I had gotten accustomed to hard work, and I started to make some time to spend with Jasmine. But she was so upset all the time. Something was worrying her more than her parents and she didn't want to talk about it. I figured out a way I could cheer her up. I was able to dedicate a few hours a week to set up the nursery. I painted the walls, put down soft carpet, put together a crib, and bought a lot of toys. I even painted different animals on the walls. Yeah, I know they're drawn badly, OK? But I put my heart into it. So the room looked pretty good.


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Comments • 27 957

  • ACTUALLY HAPPENED
    ACTUALLY HAPPENED   1 months back

    Thank you for listening to this story. By the way, did you notice that this Teddy bear appeared several times? Can you count how many? Write the answer in the comments

  • Z Naukowego Punktu Widzenia
    Z Naukowego Punktu Widzenia  39 minutes back

    It wasnt his baby

    • Azian Cruz
      Azian Cruz  42 minutes back

      Let me be that man and I’m out my dude u got played

      • Atul kumar
        Atul kumar  1 hours back

        jasmine was pregnent..
        he says .. wow.

        • joy son
          joy son  1 hours back

          4 times

          • Andrew Nathanael
            Andrew Nathanael  2 hours back

            Wtf this is EXACTLY like my story but it happened when I was 13 lmao

            • Novice Intance
              Novice Intance  2 hours back

              Ye kya cheap hai me toh apni gf ko mother p

              • Brian Mckinney
                Brian Mckinney  3 hours back

                I understand the taking care of the baby... but what I don’t get is how you took care of a baby PAID FOR ANOTHER NIGGAS child support paid for everything had your parents yell at you had a girl use your just because she’s has gone through a breakup see that’s a bad friend why would she drag you with her problem??? She made you work 24/7 for a baby that wasn’t yours a girl that didn’t like you and a dude that doesn’t pay for anything wow. I’m shook

                • SuperMario 465
                  SuperMario 465  3 hours back

                  Sooooo u let a guy smash ur girl get her pregnant ruined ur future of having a great life and gets go live his life and u having to raise his child 🤦🏾‍♂️u really are dumb

                  • Dearrius Marioalex
                    Dearrius Marioalex  3 hours back

                    👦👕👖👞👞

                    • MJCH JOMI
                      MJCH JOMI  4 hours back

                      🧒🏽
                      👚
                      👖
                      This is Dora.
                      1 like = One bottle of water for Dora

                    • PurpleBoy
                      PurpleBoy  4 hours back

                      You are not the father

                      • Alexander Frickie
                        Alexander Frickie  5 hours back

                        Soon I’ll have child ... wtf it’s not my child JASMINE ohh wait we didn’t have .. well $h1t

                        • Ronell Brooks
                          Ronell Brooks  6 hours back

                          See that is a father would do

                          • Ronell Brooks
                            Ronell Brooks  6 hours back

                            Teddy:5 times I mean

                            • Hi iH
                              Hi iH  6 hours back

                              This poor kid is an idiot... Nothing about it is endearing or heroic. It's just sad.

                              • Ronell Brooks
                                Ronell Brooks  6 hours back

                                Stupid

                                • Ronell Brooks
                                  Ronell Brooks  6 hours back

                                  That is mike son why they came to your house?

                                  • Ronell Brooks
                                    Ronell Brooks  6 hours back

                                    That’s not your son

                                    • Ronell Brooks
                                      Ronell Brooks  6 hours back

                                      Mike is Stupid

                                      • Ronell Brooks
                                        Ronell Brooks  6 hours back

                                        Mike I Stupid

                                        • Ronell Brooks
                                          Ronell Brooks  6 hours back

                                          Yup

                                          • Ronell Brooks
                                            Ronell Brooks  6 hours back

                                            4 times

                                            • Sarah Al_Saady
                                              Sarah Al_Saady  7 hours back

                                              To all the men who are saying that the girl used him, you guys are WRONG, her parents know ther are dating so they absolutely thought that he's the father and she obviously was afraid so she kept quiet, and you guys say he's weak ,will you're WRONG again, he's young but he's one of the strongest ,bravest and kindest men I've ever heard about.
                                              A little advice, you shouldn't talk bad about him or her , you should learn from him.
                                              And for Lewis, you're really a great man❤

                                              • Gerald GERALDSON
                                                Gerald GERALDSON  7 hours back

                                                The only time a person wasn’t happy when they weren’t the parent

                                                • Gerald GERALDSON
                                                  Gerald GERALDSON  8 hours back

                                                  He sounds a bit insane a few minutes into the video

                                                  • 1willFALL
                                                    1willFALL  8 hours back

                                                    Stupid Mike

                                                    • Casey Simpson
                                                      Casey Simpson  8 hours back

                                                      This hit close to home OMG 😭

                                                      • Keigan Blake
                                                        Keigan Blake  8 hours back

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                                                        • Rachael Sadowski
                                                          Rachael Sadowski  8 hours back

                                                          OW

                                                          • Alexis Martinez
                                                            Alexis Martinez  8 hours back

                                                            1

                                                            • Luke Cartin
                                                              Luke Cartin  10 hours back

                                                              Too bad it was mikes sperm that ruined it all

                                                              • dark matter 115
                                                                dark matter 115  10 hours back

                                                                Mike looks like Jimmy Neutron

                                                                • Deleted
                                                                  Deleted  10 hours back

                                                                  Yk what this sounds like? Glee!!

                                                                  • CreScent SubliminalS
                                                                    CreScent SubliminalS  11 hours back

                                                                    Woooooow....he BETTER than me...🤐🤐🤐

                                                                    • Duck
                                                                      Duck  11 hours back

                                                                      Plot twist: he's lying

                                                                      • Tony Robb
                                                                        Tony Robb  11 hours back

                                                                        Dude is a straight cuck knew it was Mike's when she immediately jumped into a relation ship with him

                                                                        • Autumn Lucero
                                                                          Autumn Lucero  12 hours back

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                                                                          • Fortnite Pro
                                                                            Fortnite Pro  12 hours back

                                                                            2 times

                                                                            • PandaHen101
                                                                              PandaHen101  12 hours back

                                                                              Hecking mike

                                                                              • ZeRo.SIMLEYT
                                                                                ZeRo.SIMLEYT  12 hours back

                                                                                Wow

                                                                                • NDUISFAHAN
                                                                                  NDUISFAHAN  13 hours back

                                                                                  "Looks more of like a peacock than a man" XD

                                                                                  • AJP 1129
                                                                                    AJP 1129  14 hours back

                                                                                    This dude got mega cucked and just said "k"

                                                                                    • Karen
                                                                                      Karen  15 hours back

                                                                                      7:58 IsNt mY bABy So CuTe

                                                                                      • Karen
                                                                                        Karen  9 hours back

                                                                                        Ignas Vesoir omega oof

                                                                                      • Ignas Vesoir
                                                                                        Ignas Vesoir  9 hours back

                                                                                        Lol he's adoring other man's little spawn

                                                                                    • Amiah Kuwonu
                                                                                      Amiah Kuwonu  15 hours back

                                                                                      FREAKING MIKE FROM DRAMA CLASS😂😭

                                                                                      • Tango Mango
                                                                                        Tango Mango  15 hours back

                                                                                        5 times

                                                                                        • Mila Spielt
                                                                                          Mila Spielt  15 hours back

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                                                                                          • Mila Spielt
                                                                                            Mila Spielt  15 hours back

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