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18 December 2010 @ 07:29 pm
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I cannot imagine feeling close enough to someone that I would think I have any right to an opinion as to whether or when they should have children.

Edit: I may not have said clearly what I was thinking. Rephrased: I cannot imagine feeling as though I had a right to be *consulted* regarding a decision to start a pregnancy.

Single exception: If for some unforeseen reason Dale decided he wanted to father a child (with someone else, obviously, since my tubes are long since tied), I'd expect to be consulted; we're married and that would have a significant effect on our finances.
 
 
Lyn Thorne-Alderaldersprig on December 19th, 2010 01:24 am (UTC)
Gods, I WISH my mother didn't feel the right to have an opinion on my reproduction!!

I hate it when people tell me "you'll regret not having children later," or list their counters to my (Very well thought out, thank you) reasons to not currently procreate.

So I am very pleased that you don't feel it's your right :-D