Where are the Male Childless Voices?

The other day in the Facebook Support Group we had a discussion about men (which, isn’t unusual as you can imagine).  And the concern came out, “Where are all the male childless voices and stories?” As you may or may not know the reasons for infertility are pretty evenly spread between 3 reasons: female factor,…

Creating Culture

I always talk about my blog posts with my husband, and quite often incorporate his comments into my posts. This post however is from him, his words, his impressions. I’m honored to present to you my wonderful husband: Rick. What comes to mind when you think of “Culture”? For me, it’s a sense of community,…

A Post About Being Offended

My dear childless sisters, I am going to ask you to do something that might be difficult. I want you to suspend reality for just a few minutes. I want you to imagine that you were never childless, that you have never dealt with infertility. Imagine that you have never met anyone (that you know…

Even Strong Men Grieve

Men and women are different. Shocked? I doubt it. However, did you know that men and women grieve differently too? While there are now more resources available for individuals who are childless, they have tended to be written from the female perspective and to a largely female audience. One reason for this may be in…

Through the Prism of Mother’s Day

When I went back to university a couple years ago to finish my degree, I took Physics 206: “Waves and Optics”. We learned a lot about light, to say the least. One of the most basic concepts is that the light around us, white light, is a combination of all the visible wavelengths of colored…