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Forum: Intact Care   10-10-2014, 03:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 536
Posted By Greg B
No need

There is no need for a 6 year old to be retracting unless he is the one doing it and only does it as far as he is comfortable doing so. If he is retracting himself, you can let him know that he can...
Forum: Intact Care   10-10-2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 630
Posted By Greg B
They may not be competant

They may not be competent to give advice regarding foreskins, many doctors are not. this organization may be able to refer you to a good doctor:


http://www.doctorsopposingcircumcision.org/

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Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   10-06-2014, 03:21 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,472
Posted By Greg B
Oops & Thanks

But it is good practice to at least name the book, sorry, I should have done that. The title of the book is:

Unspeakable Mutilations: Circumcised Men Speak Out
...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   09-28-2014, 04:35 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,472
Posted By Greg B
For those interested in this subject...

For those interested there is a new book that covers this theme very well, and is not very expensive:


http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00L5FPF2C


Regards
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   06-29-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,382
Posted By Greg B
Book

There is a great book for handling awkward conversations.


Crucial Conversations.


I highly recommend it.


Regards
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   06-06-2014, 04:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,161
Posted By Greg B
It is important to remember that a far greater...

It is important to remember that a far greater percentage (like 10 times as many) of baby girls will get UTIs...yet no one starts suggesting removing parts of their anatomy. Instead, they accept it...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   04-25-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 500
Posted By Greg B
Great news! 

Great news! 
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   04-25-2014, 03:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 711
Posted By Greg B
It is more a matter of maturity and responsible,...

It is more a matter of maturity and responsible, coupled with your comfort level.  It must be them taking responsibility and doing it, not you pressuring them.  Their body, their choice.  Many feel...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   04-24-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 711
Posted By Greg B
Fantastic!   That must be a relief for you. ...

Fantastic!
 
That must be a relief for you. 
 
Depending upon how old your stepson is, you can mention that he can restore and let him do some research on that.  Your husband too, if he is...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   04-12-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,207
Posted By Greg B
My guess would be to look for statistics in...

My guess would be to look for statistics in countries that accept intact men as the norm.  That happens to be most countries, but make sure it is a country where that has been in effect for several...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   02-08-2014, 03:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,096
Posted By Greg B
I think you should think carefully about your...

I think you should think carefully about your plan. It is deceitful to have a hidden agenda and to lie about why you want her to be there. If this will be your strategy, it suggests that you need...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   01-12-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 871
Posted By Greg B
Why does she think violating a child's human...

Why does she think violating a child's human rights and dramatically diminishing his sexual pleasure, not to mention his future partner(s)', is the best choice?
 
If all she can do is say she does...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   01-01-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 941
Posted By Greg B
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by kcurbanmama http://www.mothering.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1394848/differing-views-about-circumcision#post_17536874)

I appreciate...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   12-31-2013, 07:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 941
Posted By Greg B
I would argue that your husband has to do a lot...

I would argue that your husband has to do a lot more than say it will be done. He has to give a solid reason why. He needs to make a rational argument that RIC is the better choice for your son. He...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   11-24-2013, 02:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 836
Posted By Greg B
Here are some great resources that you can show...

Here are some great resources that you can show her:
 
http://blog.practicalethics.ox.ac.uk/2012/08/the-aap-report-on-circumcision-bad-science-bad-ethics-bad-medicine/
 ...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   11-16-2013, 12:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 511
Posted By Greg B
Betty Dodson with Carlin Ross have a new video...

Betty Dodson with Carlin Ross have a new video podacst on the benefits of foreskin. Since so muc fear mongering
and misinformation that is typicllay presented minimizes any benefits that a foreskin...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   11-13-2013, 03:25 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,663
Posted By Greg B
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by BushMama83 http://www.mothering.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   11-11-2013, 05:42 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,663
Posted By Greg B
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by BushMama83 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   11-10-2013, 12:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,663
Posted By Greg B
If his primary issue is the looks and how that...

If his primary issue is the looks and how that will affect his son, here are a few ways to apporach it:

If RIC having a difference is so much of a problem, how in the world did it ever become...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   11-10-2013, 11:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 573
Posted By Greg B
Your docotr is not only incorrect, but she is...

Your docotr is not only incorrect, but she is giving you advice that will cause injury and problems. She needs to learn how to care for a boy with a foreskin, she is doing harm to every intact boy...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   11-10-2013, 11:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,736
Posted By Greg B
I was circumcised, my younger brothers were not....

I was circumcised, my younger brothers were not. No issues.

I am circumcised, my two sons are not. No issues.

I will point out that I wear glasses, am 6 feet tall, have a beard, not to mention...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   10-24-2013, 03:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 542
Posted By Greg B
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by mama24-7 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1391172/s-o-benefits-of-the-foreskin#post_17492323)

I think it...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   10-23-2013, 03:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 542
Posted By Greg B
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by MichelleZB http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1391172/s-o-benefits-of-the-foreskin#post_17491531)

Greg B,...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   10-22-2013, 05:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 542
Posted By Greg B
Well, I think the foreskin has huge benefits. ...

Well, I think the foreskin has huge benefits.  And having a foreskin has many advantages.  And my wife feels the same way.  But we are in a somewhat unique situation.  I was circumcised and an...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   10-10-2013, 03:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,576
Posted By Greg B
Congratulations!   Glad you did not have to...

Congratulations!
 
Glad you did not have to continue the difficult discussion with your DH.
 
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