And you were the first one to start trying!
Yes, it’s both ironic and horrible. You wanted to be the first one of your friends to have a baby. Now, many months/years/decades later they have all gotten pregnant and some of them are even on baby #2. First Mindy got pregnant, then it was Molly, then Mary, and then very quickly, everyone in your circle of friends sported a baby bump. Gee wiz, hasn’t any of them ever heard of infertility before? Then you had one couple left who hadn’t yet conceived and you were hoping that you could beat them. Maybe you even tried to separate them during her peak ovulation period. “Hey friend, can I drop by your house for the next 72 hours? I have this absolutely horrible made-up story to share with you.” But no such luck. Myrtel got pregnant and you are now the last one left on earth to have a baby. Heck, even all your virtual friends on fertility message boards like www.whatswrongwithmyuterus.com have received their positives.
Feels bad, doesn’t it?
But you are not the last one. Your co-worker, the one with the PCOS-looking moustache, is not pregnant yet; that woman sleeping on the street, drinking the bottle of vodka, doesn’t look pregnant; and your favorite cousin isn’t having a baby yet (although she is only 13 years old). But just remember, you are never alone and you are definitely not the last one.
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