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post #61 of 82
I only have 1 intact friend. The rest of the guys I know, which is quite a large number all do the "deed" and they're all cut. We're a very open group and we discuss this on a daily basis. Yes we're in college and our minds are only on sex. Circ definitely hasn't stopped my friends from masturbating.
post #62 of 82
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and the verdict is in......

She is NOT going to circ. I am not allowed to paste her email but essentially she had another friendalso trying to convince to her and another one recently had a boy and didn't circ so between the 3 of us (I don't know the other 2 people) she has been convinced!!. she said she is going to leave it up to the boys when they are adults to choose.
post #63 of 82
What a great update!
post #64 of 82
Thread Starter 
I also want to thank everyone who gave me ideas and helped with the emails...some of you may not even know that you helped but you did.

this is such a great forum!!!!

My kids don't want me on here so the posts are quick...but I am thankful!!
post #65 of 82
Yay! Great news!

On the topic of male masturbation, I once believed all men did it even if they denied it. Until I met my husband.

Because of past abuse in his childhood he doesn't masturbate at all. He doesn't even touch it to use the bathroom. He will wash of course but nothing else. (I am not against solo pleasure at all and I wish that he didn't feel that way about himself)

Soo.. for whatever the reason, it is possible that some men don't.
post #66 of 82
Yay!!
post #67 of 82
WoooHooooo!!!!! I love updates like this!!
post #68 of 82
Yeah! You are a good friend!
post #69 of 82
Fantastic!
post #70 of 82
You are awesome!!! Your friend is awesome!!! Hurray!!!

BTW, you can post an email if you get your friend's permission to do so, and put in your post that she gave her consent. I don't know if she knows you had asked for advice here, so you may not be comfortable telling her and asking her permission, but just to let you know.
post #71 of 82
That just made my day. I am so used to the bad updates I almost didnt check : Those boys are so lucky that their mom has a friend like you and the other 2.
post #72 of 82
Yay!
post #73 of 82
I can't even express how nice it is to hear a happy ending for once!! It gives me hope!
post #74 of 82
What a refreshing update!!
post #75 of 82
The power of education....and of a woman willing to learn, and a friend willing to help her and approach her in a manner that was conducive to learning!

Totally awesome. It's post updates like this that keep me working on this issue and moderating this forum. Some days this volunteer job is pretty thankless, it takes hours of my day and tires me out with all the "well, she circ'd anyway" posts.

Thanks for a great update!
post #76 of 82
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Originally Posted by hipumpkins View Post
and the verdict is in......

She is NOT going to circ. I am not allowed to paste her email but essentially she had another friendalso trying to convince to her and another one recently had a boy and didn't circ so between the 3 of us (I don't know the other 2 people) she has been convinced!!. she said she is going to leave it up to the boys when they are adults to choose.
YAY!!! That's awesome to hear!!!! :
post #77 of 82
Thread Starter 
I really did have a feeling that she wouldn't do it..she was so open to my emails and never once said, "hey stop sending this Cr*p" I truly felt once she took in all the info there was just no way she could do it. She said her other friend sent her the actual video of the procedure. I was saving that another email but she said it really broke her heart. I am always leery to send that b/c I always think the other person is going to think it is a scare tactic but luckily this time it got through.

Puppyfluffer and lula's mom thanks for keeping this open...I know a lot of hard work went into fixing it.
post #78 of 82
You are so, so welcome. Karen's right, it's successes like this that make it all worth it!
post #79 of 82
I'm so relieved! There have been so many sad updates lately that it's good to see a happy one!
post #80 of 82
Awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I'm so happy to hear that :

love and peace.
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