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Carrie Underwood reveals that she never saw herself ‘getting married or having a family’

Carrie Underwood is opening up about her initial trepidation about becoming a wife and mother as part of her intimate new four-part docuseries.

In Mike And Carrie: God & Country, which premiered Wednesday night on IAmSecond, the 37-year-old American Idol champion says she at first was not sure she wanted to have children, admitting that she and husband Mike Fisher had different ideas about family when they first met.

In the series, Carrie says she never saw herself ‘getting married or having a family,’ while her 39-year-old former hockey player spouse claims that he wanted to replicate his own idyllic childhood. 

Getting real: Carrie Underwood is opening up about her initial trepidation about becoming a wife and mother as part of her intimate new four-part docuseries

‘I was never good with other people’s kids. Why would I be good with one of my own?’ Carrie, who is now mother to Isaiah, five, and Jacob, 16 months, explained.  

Mike, on the other hand, was excited by the prospect. 

‘I grew up with three other siblings and I had a great mom and dad,’ the Peterborough, Canada-born Fisher revealed.

‘I wanted to be the best dad, to be like my dad and have a wife like my mom, have kids and [live] in the country.’

Candid thoughts: 'I was never good with other people's kids. Why would I be good with one of my own?' Carrie, who is now mother to Isaiah, five, and Jacob, 16 months, admitted

Candid thoughts: ‘I was never good with other people’s kids. Why would I be good with one of my own?’ Carrie, who is now mother to Isaiah, five, and Jacob, 16 months, admitted

‘I got everything and more than I dreamed of to be really honest,’ Mike added.

Of course, Carrie eventually came around, saying she fell ‘in love’ as soon as she had her oldest child – though naturally, that first experience of parenthood was tinged with fear.

‘It’s just this tiny person that you’re just trying to keep alive in the beginning,’ the Before He Cheats hitmaker said.

In the series: Carrie says she never saw herself 'getting married or having a family,' while her hockey player husband Mike Fisher claims that he wanted to replicate his idyllic childhood

In the series: Carrie says she never saw herself ‘getting married or having a family,’ while her hockey player husband Mike Fisher claims that he wanted to replicate his idyllic childhood

Motherhood suits her: Carrie eventually came around, saying she fell 'in love' as soon as she had her oldest child

Motherhood suits her: Carrie eventually came around, saying she fell ‘in love’ as soon as she had her oldest child

‘The first time I held Isaiah, I thought, “What did we do?!”‘

And while the couple have been together for more than a decade, Carrie admitted she ‘never’ expected to end up with someone like Mike.

‘He grew up hunting and being outdoors, and it’s a big part of his life. I grew up on a cattle farm, and I went the other way,’ she explained.

‘I don’t eat meat and do my best to not buy leather things. I love animals, I love life so much that I always swore I would never marry a hunter… not in a million years.

'I wanted to be the best dad, to be like my dad and have a wife like my mom, have kids and [live] in the country,' Fisher says in the show

‘I wanted to be the best dad, to be like my dad and have a wife like my mom, have kids and [live] in the country,’ Fisher says in the show

‘We just differ drastically. We learn from each other and we have [discussions] about things we disagree on but at the end of the day, we love each other very much,’ the Muskogee, Oklahoma-born singer added. 

And regardless of their differences, the couple will always have their shared faith, which is part of what got them through the trials of repeated miscarriages in their efforts to have children.

Mike said, ‘That’s where our faith comes in, too. It’s kind of that centre ground, where that’s the most important thing in anything.

‘I know your heart, and I know my heart,’ he added.

The four-part miniseries Mike & Carrie: God and Country premiered Wednesday on IAmSecond. 

Carrie unfiltered: The four-part miniseries Mike And Carrie: God & Country premiered Wednesday on IAmSecond

Carrie unfiltered: The four-part miniseries Mike And Carrie: God & Country premiered Wednesday on IAmSecond

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