The rest of my family is not so supportive. We're going through a rough time with my grandfather in the hospital in intensive care, so we're all seeing a lot of eachother, and it's getting to where I dread seeing any of them because they won't shut up about circumcising my son. My uncle and grandmother in particular are on my case. My uncle says to me every day, "Did you have that baby circumcised yet?" I just say, "No" because there is no educating him (his best friend "had to be" circ'd and "almost died"... blah blah). I broke down and cried while nursing my baby, thinking about my own family who wants to hurt him... no, I know they only want to do what they THINK is best for him, but it would hurt him, whatever their intentions.
Oh, and when I mentioned my mom making fun of her friend's grandson for not being circ'd, because his penis is so tiny? Well it turns out he IS circumcised. He has that thing where the penis gets buried in the fat pad.. err.. not sure if that condition has a name... still, I think it's weird she's making fun of him at all..
It's great your mom came around- maybe the others will in time.
That's pretty amazing that your mom has turned around like that. I remember reading your earlier post....she has done a 180, hasn't she?
ITA with shelbean - tell your uncle to knock it off and never mention it again. You've got enough going on dealing with a newborn and a sick grandfather. At this point, I wouldn't be afraid to be rude. He is acting inappropriately.
Hang in there, mama.
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And I agree with the rest of the posters, your uncle needs to be gotten under control.
Next time he mentions your son's penis, ask him is he has nothing better to worry about than your son's penis?
Tell him it is beginning to be alarming and sound a little perverse!
That will shut him up.:LOL
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