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Chuck Bartowski ([personal profile] nerdherdchuck) wrote2011-05-12 07:34 pm
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TM #386 - Do you have children? If not, do you want them one day?

[Locked to those who know of his secret life.]

I don't have any children now. I do wonder what it would be like to have them someday though. But, the spy life...I've seen what's done to my family. Both my parents were part of it and both of them were not part of the lives for my sister and I for several years.

Because of the spy life, I honestly thought they abandoned us only to find out, that wasn't quite true. Especially my mom. My mom even had to lie to me to keep her cover in tact when we found her.

So what happens if Sarah and I have kids? Would we be able to be with them? Would missions call us away for months or years on end? I don't know. Plus, there's always the risk that they would be in danger. What would we have to pretend to keep covers and keep them safe?

I guess the short answer is 'I don't know.' It's a decision with a lot to think about, that's for sure.

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[identity profile] missgwenstacy.livejournal.com 2011-05-13 02:42 am (UTC)(link)
From the few times I talked to you, I think you'd make a great dad. Though I'm sure that's not the big concern.

[identity profile] nerdherdchuck.livejournal.com 2011-05-13 04:30 pm (UTC)(link)
Thanks. I'd like to think I would be, at least when I'm around.

[identity profile] missgwenstacy.livejournal.com 2011-05-14 01:26 am (UTC)(link)
If you do have kids, and you're ever in New York, I'll babysit.

[identity profile] nerdherdchuck.livejournal.com 2011-05-14 03:03 pm (UTC)(link)
Thanks Gwen. I appreciate it!

[identity profile] missgwenstacy.livejournal.com 2011-05-14 03:10 pm (UTC)(link)
Any time.

[identity profile] powered-otaku.livejournal.com 2011-05-13 03:16 am (UTC)(link)
You know you would be a very good father.

[identity profile] nerdherdchuck.livejournal.com 2011-05-13 04:31 pm (UTC)(link)
But what if I wasn't around enough? I wouldn't be thought of as a good father then...

[identity profile] powered-otaku.livejournal.com 2011-05-14 03:41 am (UTC)(link)
I trust that you will know when you will be around more and not have a child until then. While you are more involved with your work, I think you and Sarah will not have children. You are both wise in that way, especially since both of you had parents who were not there for you.

[identity profile] nerdherdchuck.livejournal.com 2011-05-14 03:04 pm (UTC)(link)
I dunno if we can ever quite plan for that. Unless...we don't have children until we leave the CIA.

[identity profile] powered-otaku.livejournal.com 2011-05-15 03:50 am (UTC)(link)
Or, perhaps, get a desk job. You or Sarah could leave active duty for some reason. That would be a good time.

[identity profile] nerdherdchuck.livejournal.com 2011-05-15 02:52 pm (UTC)(link)
Yeah, if the CIA approves that transfer, that may work.

[identity profile] powered-otaku.livejournal.com 2011-05-18 02:00 am (UTC)(link)
I cannot wait to see that day. I think the two of you will be even happier than you are now.

[identity profile] nerdherdchuck.livejournal.com 2011-05-18 03:10 am (UTC)(link)
I think so too. Then we'll have time to ourselves and not have to worry about...well, having to drop everything to go halfway around the world.

[identity profile] powered-otaku.livejournal.com 2011-05-18 03:19 am (UTC)(link)
Exactly. Children will be more exciting.

[identity profile] nerdherdchuck.livejournal.com 2011-05-18 03:20 am (UTC)(link)
Yeah. Tiring at times, but exciting.

[identity profile] powered-otaku.livejournal.com 2011-05-18 03:26 am (UTC)(link)
Oh yes. At least you are getting some practice with your niece. Believe me, it is invaluable. I learned a great deal from my cousins in that regard.

[identity profile] nerdherdchuck.livejournal.com 2011-05-18 03:32 am (UTC)(link)
This is true. Did I tell you what helped get Clara to sleep?

[identity profile] nerdherdchuck.livejournal.com 2011-05-18 03:52 am (UTC)(link)
Ellie bought a toy called a Sleep Sheep. It's a little plush sheep that plays soothing sounds and music.

[identity profile] powered-otaku.livejournal.com 2011-05-18 03:56 am (UTC)(link)
Kawaii! That sounds adorable!

[identity profile] nerdherdchuck.livejournal.com 2011-05-18 11:32 pm (UTC)(link)
It really is. I can see why Clara likes it.

[identity profile] powered-otaku.livejournal.com 2011-05-19 02:20 am (UTC)(link)
I will see if I can find one of these. I can buy one for one of my cousins.

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