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Twins: a curse of a blessing

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Twins: a blessing or a curse? The likelihood of getting pregnant with twins is slim to none. The female must carry the twin gene in order to conceive twins, even if the male has a long line of twins. Twins can be thought as good things, if you were hoping to only have two children you get them both at once. They can also be a curse, especially in the financial aspect of it all. Its even worse if you are a teen mom and trying to finish high school. The simple truth is either way you look at it your life will never be the same after you have twins. There are so many ins and outs to having twins, and tons of questions. Should you buy two of everything, dress them alike or not, chose names that are similar to each other, make them do everything together or let them be individuals. All these questions are entirely up to you and how you want to do things, but in the end it is the twins that get affected by it. Being a teen mom is hard enough, but being a teen mom of two is nearly impossible. Almost one million teen girls get pregnant each year, Nearly four out of ten get pregnant before they reach the age of twenty. “The United States has the highest teen pregnancy rates than the rest of the world. U.S. rates are twice as much as Canada, at least four times more than France and Germany, and nearly eight times more than Japan. Most of these girls really need that they don't even need to finish high school dropout don't even go to college. The government spends almost 40 million dollars on people who are/were teen moms. They struggle to take care of their own children and rely on the government for assistance. Sellers 2 Twins are unique in their own way, Some say they even have telepathic connections to one another. people who are twins... ... middle of paper ... ...HuffingtonPost.com, 10 Nov. 2012. Web. 21 May 2014. "What's the Birth Rate of Twins and Multiples in the United States?" About.com Twins & Multiples. Web. 21 May 2014. The Same but Different: How Twins Can Live, Love, and Learn to Be IndividualsJoan A. Friedman (2014) The Book of Twins: A Celebration in Words and PicturesDebbie Ganz, Lisa Ganz, Alex Tresniowski (1998) Not All Twins Are Alike: Psychological Profiles of TwinshipBarbara Klein (2003) Twin Connections: Stories that Celebrate the Mysterious Bond Between TwinsDebbie LaChusa (2007) Entwined Lives: Twins and What They Tell Us About Human BehaviorNancy Segal, PhD (2000) Indivisible by Two: Lives of Extraordinary TwinsNancy L. Segal (2007) Someone Else’s Twin: The True Story of Babies Switched at BirthNancy L. Segal (2011) Born Together – Reared Apart: The Landmark Minnesota Twin StudyNancy L. Segal (2012)