Once again… a much needed post Justine! I am truly anticipating purchasing and reading Ever Upward.
My definition of fertility is one’s ability to make a family. And, when I write make I don’t mean produce.
My definition of compassion is the ability to find and practice empathy for others. And, when I write empathy I definitely do not mean sympathy (remember sympathy is I feel for you and empathy is I feel with you.)
Therefore, my definition of fertility compassion is having empathy towards family planning.
Fertile or Infertile.
Family planning is complicated.
Everyone has an opinion on family planning and therefore everyone also has many questions. However, many times these questions, even though meant to be innocent, even loving at times, can feel invalidating and hurtful to the recipient.
When are you having kids? Well you have to have kids? Oh, you’ll change your mind? Why don’t you just…
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