Originally Posted by hanno
This is really something I struggle with. I have to disagree or I would have difficulty being me.
Would you mind saying more about this? I would hate to try to guess at what...
Originally Posted by ccohenou
Maybe. But most of us, myself included, HAVE experienced situations in which what we really really really want to do and what we feel is right are different. Moral codes tend to make...
Originally Posted by Gumby
People do this? That is beyond words.
What the hell does that have to do with Halloween?!
There are two issues here. One is clearly the racism issue. The other is...
Originally Posted by the_lissa
True, but I have the same issues with adoption.
I do also have concerns about adoption, but I see a big difference between someone accidentally getting pregnant but...
Originally Posted by frog
Okay. I'll just talk a little about where I land on this:
I have no children. turtle and I ttc last year (with me) and nothing stuck. We're currently considering adoption, but nothing...
Originally Posted by lovingmommyhood
Hmmm. I know of a lot of things in society that are okay because someone else wants it bad enough. Why should this be any different?
What things are you thinking of?
What I am saying is that while we should absolutely respect the pain of people who cannot conceive or who have experienced losses, respecting that pain doesn't mean shutting down critiques of surrogacy, the fertility industry, adoption...
We've been brainwashed on this. Partially by a cultural belief that authority figures and family members are always benign, but also by the media and all the hype on shows like Gerardo about "false memory syndrome" or whatever,...
Sure, but I have a sinus headache and don't feel like being piled on and demonized in public right now. So you're free to conjecture via PM and I'll get back to you. It's an inexplicably unpopular opinion.