My husband DB and I are blessed with an amazing group of friends on the roads as well as the trails. Friends that care for us deeply, that want the best for us and therefore do their best to look out for us. But when it comes to the (shocking!) topic of infertility, one of two things tends to happen: dead silence or heartfelt – but useless – advice.
Sometimes I hope that it’s simply the taboo of infertility that leads to these quick and simple assessments. Run less. Gain more. Go on a vacation. Relax. Adopt. And I certainly understand that when faced with a) an uncomfortable subject and b) a hurting friend, one’s gut reaction would be to find the fastest, easiest remedy. But infertility is complicated, and each and every couple that faces it has a uniquely different story.
“Why discuss it all?” you might ask. After all, it’s something very private, very painful, and very taboo (sex!). Read more >>