I am getting quite some pressure from my family about having a child. While I do want to have children, my health does not currently allow me to do so. This morning, when I called my mother on the phone an aunt of mine was there too. She is 73 years old, and if you think that *I* am witty, rude and a shouting monkey, you haven’t met *her* yet. She likes saying it how it is, but today I proved worthy of her legacy.

Aunt: Eugenia, so nice talking to you. How are you?
Me: Life’s good, thanks, how are you?
Aunt: Oh, give me a break. When are you going to get pregnant? You need to have children!
Me: You are right. We just don’t know how to produce babies. I hear you can get lucky with the missionary position. Any pointers?
Aunt: …..
Aunt: Sooo… are you coming over this Christmas?

Don’t worry, she didn’t get offended. There is nothing you can tell her that she will get offended. A little surprised maybe. ;-)

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stormrider wrote on October 12th, 2006 at 11:55 AM PST:

it is really furstrating when people around force you for important life choices which are your own damn business.

especially for a baby, it’s up to you and your husband, do that whenever you want to.

mikesum32 wrote on October 12th, 2006 at 12:11 PM PST:


I think the proper way to make babies is in the butt.

I read that somewhere.

Ludovic Hirlimann wrote on October 13th, 2006 at 5:49 AM PST:

It’s *your* life – don’t feel presured.

tOnGAs wrote on October 13th, 2006 at 6:33 AM PST:

My wife gave birth to our little boy last year. People around us told her something that could be translated to : “So you are pregnant ? Good thing. You have the right age.”
Guess they were thinking : “It’s about time. You’re getting old.”
Oh, and I almost forgot : she was 34 at that time. ;-)

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