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    Jaynex
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    I’ve recently found out that I’m pregnant and I’m in a bit of bother working out how to get by with it.
    the father to be is a good friend, though we’ve never been together we’ve always been supportive Of each other and good friends for over 10 years but we’re not ever going to be a couple. He doesn’t think we should keep the baby. He doesn’t want to bring it up in a broken home and our financial situations are far from ideal. He also thinks it’ll stop potential relationships in the future.  He’ll support the decision I choose to make, be it he’s told me it may cause he’s depression to worsen which is of course a worry for me, but I just need some advice on how it’s supposed to be possible to bring a child up in this situation. I have no Permanent job right now, but I do have one that I’m supposed to be starting in a few weeks, but they don’t know I’m pregnant and I’m not sure I’ll be able to hide it for long therefore not sure they’ll keep me on. I don’t currently have a place to live and I can’t get a flat without having permanent work. I’m already struggling money wise looking after just myself and I have no idea how benefits work and to be honest I never saw myself being on them. I also have PCOS and I’m worried that it’ll affect my chances in getting pregnant in the future and if I were to choose not to have this baby I’d hugely regret it in the future.  Basically, will it be possible and a decent life for me to bring a child into the world right now and what can I do to make sure it’s life will be a decent one.

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