Friend’s Reactions: Reflections

The women cry. No, that’s not entirely true: occasionally they’ll squeal with joy. But that’s not entirely fair either: one of my best girlfriends said—and this may have been the most genuine happiest response we’ve gotten—“I’m so, so happy for you. You’ll have such a beautiful baby.” She said it quietly and convincingly. And then she cried.

The men, well, they take news of our pregnancy differently.

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