NBA star Tony Parker and wife actress Eva Longoria want to start a family very soon, according to PopEater. This news brings to mind a conversation I had recently with my husband about couples who know with certainty whether they do or don't intend to have children after they get married or as part of the relationship.
It came up because friends of ours recently broke up when the she informed the he that she didn't want kids. My husband then claimed that I was of the same feeling before we were married, and I said I was so not! I never said that. What made you think that?
Because you never said you wanted kids, he replied.
True, but I didn't say I didn't want them either, I said. Like most things in my life, I was undecided until the moment I decided. Like right now. I'm not sure if I'm going for the gelato or the chocolate-covered almonds. Check back with me in a few ...
I guess this talk partly explains my husband's puzzled but still willing reaction, several years after getting married, to me announcing that it was time to start trying. No major discussion, no planning, just trying it out to see if it would work. Luckily, it did.
Based on comments that Parker made to US Weekly, the couple will start trying after Longoria finishes up the last season of Desperate Housewives next year. Seems like they have it all planned out ... except the number of kids they want.
I've decided, too. I'm definitely going for the gelato.
When did you decide you wanted to have kids: before you met your partner or during the relationship?
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