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January 13th, 2012, 05:55 AM
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I wish I could carry copies of this article around in my purse and hand them out to everyone I know (especially when they some of things on the "Never Say" list)

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January 13th, 2012, 06:45 AM
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Wonderful article!!!
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January 13th, 2012, 07:15 AM
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A lot of the points remind me why almost no one (IRL) knows about us TTC, fewer still TTCMA. I just couldn't deal with the unsolicited advice or opinions, and, should this not work out for us, I couldn't deal with even the well-intentioned but nevertheless insensitive things people say.

Thanks for sharing.
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January 13th, 2012, 07:23 AM
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I poked around this blog a little & she went to the same clinic I am going to now!

My best friend has two beautiful boys and she constantly tells me that her husband sneezes and she's pregnant. I usually just smile and don't make a big deal of it. I didn't realize how much that hurt me until her sister-in-law (another friend of mine) said to me that she's sorry that she says that when I'm around. Once she validated it to me, I realized I felt a little ping in my heart every time she says that.
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January 13th, 2012, 08:10 AM
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So many of the things that were said, were said to me. It made me feel better to read this article. Yes those things were hurtful. i usually try to blow them off and not let them get to me.
One of my friends who has 5 kids said to me, "I told my husband we are so lucky we are not in your situation!" How is that insensitive comment supposed to make me feel? I blew that one off too.
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January 13th, 2012, 03:01 PM
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I posted this on my facebook. Maybe I can change a few minds about infertility.
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