I feel awful even typing this, but has anyone else experienced gender disappointment? We discovered we are having a boy...and even though my gut was telling me it was a boy from the moment I fell pregnant, I still feel slightly disconnected. I come from a family of women, it's all I've ever known. I don't know the first thing about boys, I'm worried I won't have a close bond with him and that he will want to spend more time with his dad as he gets older. Also, when he has a family of his own, so many marriages and partnerships don't work out and grandchildren are taken away by the mother this has happened a lot in recent years to my husbands family.... I know I'm thinking way too far into the future but this is an experience non of my family have had as we are all girls so I can't get any experience from other mothers with boys. I guess I'm just thinking about all the female experiences I had with my 2 sisters and mum, wedding dress shopping, girly shopping trips, just sitting and gossiping and many more. I'm not sad all the time, sometimes I get a rush of excitement and my husband is so happy we are having a boy. I'm just worried that I won't be good enough.