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The Worst Things to Say to Someone TTC

People don’t always think before they speak, but when the subject is fertility, a quick comment can be hurtful. Read on for what TTCers wish they’d hear instead, plus, some kick-A comebacks.

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“Wouldn’t you rather just settle for being the cool aunt?”

“It’s important to remember that most of us are in a heightened state of awareness -- we see babies and pregnant women everywhere we turn. Add hormones to the mix, and it’s easy to get into troubled water if anyone says even the slightest thing wrong.” -- CheezeFace

What to Say Back: "I wouldn't call it 'settling,' but no, I actually want my own children."

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