Do you remember this post? I’m sure you do. You’ve discussed my issue
with who knows who, but, except with me.
had a baby.
Oh, and you’re pregnant, too? And you have a sonogram you want to show me? Great!
they’re hard on me. Sharing those things
with me is beyond inconsiderate, especially when you don’t even ask me if it
bothers me nor ask me how I’m doing. Guess
what? By you ignoring my issue doesn’t make it go away.
showed that there was no heartbeat.
to because that was just 14 months ago, and you “…have your own life and problems
to deal with.” But, I can’t ignore the fact that you’ve read about my
experiences right here, yet still pretend as if my problem doesn’t exist. My posts either
go to your email, Facebook, Twitter or all three. Please don’t deny seeing them
because I know you have. Although it has
been 14 months, it still hurts. Not every day, but the hurt is all the
same. Stop pretending.
recently, that would have been me just 4 months ago. By now, I should have been a mom of two – a three
year old, and a 4 month old. And the holiday cards you’d receive from us in the
mail this year would have been different, too.
You do realize that, right? Stop pretending.
else doesn’t exist, works for you. I
guess it makes you feel less uncomfortable to not bring it up, and ignore it.
But guess what, our struggle is real, and it doesn’t seem to be going away. We can’t ignore it. Stop pretending.
least acknowledge what’s going on. Your
support, your words of encouragement, just anything that showed me that you had
an ounce of care or empathy for what I’m currently dealing with. Like I said, ignoring it doesn’t make it go
away, it just hurts me. Stop pretending.
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The one who can’t pretend