The One Phrase We Should All Stop Saying

If you listen, you’ll hear it. In conversation with friends. While you’re in line at the grocery store. Overheard on an airplane. I started noticing that I say it all the time, too, and that I wanted — no needed — to stop. The phrase is simple enough. It goes something like this. Oh yeah,…

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Part 3: Infertility and The Person You Are Becoming

Infertility isn’t a journey that is taking me from point A to point B. It’s a transformation that’s taking me from person A to person B. This has been really hard for people who loved person A.

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Part 2: The Puzzle of Hope. Infertility in the Age of Planned Parenthood.

This is Part Two in a series on infertility. Click here to read Part One. “Hope” is the thing with feathers That perches in the soul And sings the tune without the words And never stops at all – And sweetest in the Gale is heard And sore must be the storm That could abash the little…

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Part 1: What to expect when you’re not expecting

I don’t want to be a person that writes about infertility any more than you want to be a person who reads about it. And yet, here we are.

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