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The Daily Dish Shahs of Sunset

Does Mike Shouhed Want to Start a Family?

The 'Shahs of Sunset' star reveals his plans with new wife Jessica.

By Jordan Upmalis

First comes love, then comes marriage…And it sounds like there are multiple babies in the baby carriage on the horizon for newlyweds Mike Shouhed and Jessica Parido!

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The Shahs of Sunset star wed his longtime love on March 29th, and just days before he took the leap he confirmed how sure he was. "I'm ready to settle down and I don't want to spend another day as a single guy," he explains to Wet Paint. "I want to be married and start a family."

But he had actually been sure of it way before the wedding, and actually very shortly after courting Jessica—and she shared the sentiment along with him. "It's crazy," he says. "Within the first couple of months of dating we already knew we were going to get married." When you know, you know!

As for expanding the Iranian-Italian brood? There are major plans in motion for that. "It's always been my dream to have four children with her," he says. And he is very set on a specific number—four. "Why four? I don't know," he says. "I'm a product of three and I always felt there was one odd man out so I think four's a good even number."

Sounds like a pretty big commitment—especially for Jessica, who would be spending a lot of time with-child. Her feelings on the matter? "She's a little worried because [childbirth] ruins your body with that many kids," he reveals. But he's fairly confident that the ends will justify the means in a big way. "The end result of having a family is worth the damage that it causes you."

Which is why Mike wouldn't be opposed to having even more kids. Although he seems pretty solid with four, he's not ruling out increasing it further. All that matters to Mike is having a strong family bond throughout all of their lives. "The day I perish I'm going to have my children and my family around me and, I think, the bigger the better."

[Source: Wet Paint]

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