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Forum: Understanding Circumcision   12-20-2012, 04:41 PM
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Posted By mare54
I'm not sure how I feel about this.  I'm all for...

I'm not sure how I feel about this.  I'm all for any technology to "fix" the harm of circumcision, but I certainly don't want anyone now saying it's okay to do it to babies now because they can...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   12-11-2012, 02:53 PM
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Posted By mare54
My heart goes out to you.  I had a similar...

My heart goes out to you.  I had a similar situation with an ex husband that used our two children to "get back" at me.  He also made plans and didn't show up, often leaving the two of them with...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   11-01-2012, 11:51 AM
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Posted By mare54
It is heart wrenching to read these stories...

It is heart wrenching to read these stories about decisions that can't be taken back and feelings of failure to protect babies.  So many people can relate.....and even the ones who "deny" all of it,...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   08-31-2012, 05:59 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 15,228
Posted By mare54
I'm glad to hear you have a perfectly normal boy!

I'm glad to hear you have a perfectly normal boy!
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   08-20-2012, 02:05 AM
Replies: 721
Views: 239,706
Posted By mare54
Oh I am so sorry....it is shameful that our...

Oh I am so sorry....it is shameful that our medical community is so completely ignorant about normal natural foreskin and we rely on them for accurate information and advice.  At least we used to,...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   08-18-2012, 04:53 PM
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Views: 239,706
Posted By mare54
You know it doesn't matter how many people...

You know it doesn't matter how many people regret circumcising their baby boy......because even just one should be enough.  Anyone who is pumping themselves up on being proud that they circumcised...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   04-11-2012, 02:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,076
Posted By mare54
well it's a step in the right directions for Dr....

well it's a step in the right directions for Dr. Oz, but wow, he could have been so much more informative.  He never mentions condoms as the one way that is proven to protect against STD's and HIV,...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   02-06-2012, 07:51 PM
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Views: 239,706
Posted By mare54
This thread has been given to many parents who...

This thread has been given to many parents who find themselves expecting a baby boy.  If parents read these personal regrets and explore the links of information and facts, they couldn't help but...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   02-05-2012, 10:30 AM
Replies: 721
Views: 239,706
Posted By mare54
If you have an otherwise awesome...

If you have an otherwise awesome marriage.....standing your ground on protecting your son should not be a relationship wrecker.  Many men don't even understand why they feel the need to cut their...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   01-20-2012, 12:03 PM
Replies: 721
Views: 239,706
Posted By mare54
I am so overjoyed that a mom has a run across...

I am so overjoyed that a mom has a run across this thread.....and actually read it!  It is important to tell the truth and unfortunately most doctors and hospitals are not doing enough of that....
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   12-28-2011, 12:09 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,868
Posted By mare54
So true.... Absent or delayed ejaculation...

So true.... Absent or delayed ejaculation problems are not uncommon problems in ED, but often not talked about. Viagra can work on the erection but often an ejaculation is not reached.  Testosterone...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   12-24-2011, 08:31 AM
Replies: 721
Views: 239,706
Posted By mare54
When we know better...... We do better...........

When we know better...... We do better........ Many of us are just like you and maybe we can save another boy from being cut by our commitment to inform others.    Private message me if you want to...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   12-21-2011, 09:05 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,868
Posted By mare54
I don't think that studies are even necessary or...

I don't think that studies are even necessary or pertinent.  The science is solid on the purposes of natural foreskin and with all the ED in our society it isn't rocket science to figure out the...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   12-10-2011, 11:18 AM
Replies: 721
Views: 239,706
Posted By mare54
Thank you so much for posting your story!  It is...

Thank you so much for posting your story!  It is always great to hear from men who were circumcised as a infant and are able to acknowledge the damage done to them, no matter how painful.  We need...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   11-23-2011, 11:19 PM
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Views: 239,706
Posted By mare54
Thank you for sharing your inner feelings.  I...

Thank you for sharing your inner feelings.  I think it is healthier to express these regrets rather than deny them and maybe help someone else avoid such regret. When we know better, we do...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   10-28-2011, 04:09 PM
Replies: 721
Views: 239,706
Posted By mare54
Just remember that Moms can be victims too and...

Just remember that Moms can be victims too and if a doctor is "swaying" a patient in one direction or the other, it's a red flag to sit down and really do your homework.  Many doctors are...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   10-20-2011, 03:11 PM
Replies: 721
Views: 239,706
Posted By mare54
This is a great place to come to get support...

This is a great place to come to get support with the feelings that go along with making this permanent decision for our boys.  The way I am dealing with the regret of not only my failure to protect...
Forum: Intactivism   10-09-2011, 03:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 316
Posted By mare54
OMG.... what kind of world do we live in??????

OMG.... what kind of world do we live in??????
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   10-05-2011, 12:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 716
Posted By mare54
what a gift you have given your son, to fully...

what a gift you have given your son, to fully enjoy his body in it's entirety.  It is really strange in our society, that a newborn can be viewed as not a person who has rights to his body.  I just...
Forum: Intactivism   10-03-2011, 03:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 232
Posted By mare54
Boo Boo Boo to Governor Jerry Brown!!!!!!!

Boo Boo Boo to Governor Jerry Brown!!!!!!!
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   10-02-2011, 02:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 716
Posted By mare54
Gosh, and so sad to think that if the little guy...

Gosh, and so sad to think that if the little guy who had a "too loose" circumcision was then just left alone after it was determined it too loose, he might have something left when he was a man....
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   10-02-2011, 02:47 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 15,228
Posted By mare54
I can't imagine regrets for not circ'ing,...

I can't imagine regrets for not circ'ing, considering it is still an option for any one who wasn't and they are free to make that decision.  When people are adults, they might not like any number of...
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   10-01-2011, 04:37 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 15,228
Posted By mare54
Congratulations....so glad to hear that!!!! I...

Congratulations....so glad to hear that!!!! I really hate it when people cave to cutting when there is family pressure.
Forum: Understanding Circumcision   09-29-2011, 12:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 716
Posted By mare54
I still think it's unbelievable that people...

I still think it's unbelievable that people think that circ'ing babies is the right thing to do because they won't remember the pain they were in.  Every person has every memory stored somewhere in...
Forum: Intactivism   09-29-2011, 12:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 316
Posted By mare54
The problem with this article is that they add,...

The problem with this article is that they add, circumcision in infancy is economical!!!!!!!!!  YIKES!  Imagine saying that is is not economical to circ adults b/c it costs more and it's not easy to...
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