«“I don’t know that I can do this, Laura”, I say “Most babies I would conceive wouldn’t even survive. How could I get pregnant, knowing that my baby would probably never make it out alive?” I'm getting shrill. “And if it does survive, and it has serious special needs, how can I know for sure I would love it?” Shriller. “And what about Jay? Would this destroy our marriage? And how can I even be having these thoughts?” At this point, only dogs can hear me.
She says to me: “The problem is that you’re not thinking about an actual child, you’re just thinking about the idea of a child.”
“My hypothetical future baby,” I agree.»
Claudia Chapman in Hypothetical Future Baby - An Unsentimental Adoption Memoir
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