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How to Tell Your Boyfriend You Can’t Have Children

When is the right time to have “the talk” about having kids with someone you’re dating? Even more importantly, how do you say “I can’t have children” if you’ve been diagnosed with infertility? These tips for telling someone you’re in love with – and perhaps even considering marrying – will give you the support and confidence you need. A reader inspired me to write this article. “How and when do I tell someone I’m dating that I am infertile?” asked Amanda on 9 Tips for a Happy Marriage for Co...
Tags: Health, Emotional Health, Infertility, Don, Amanda, Betty, Can't Get Pregnant, Why Cant I Have A Baby, Couples Coping With Infertility, Infertility And Marriage, Infertility Stress, Coping With Infertility, Hope & Acceptance, Infertile Women, Unable To Conceive


Do You Feel Guilty Because You Can’t Get Pregnant?

Feelings of guilt and shame are common for women who can’t get pregnant. Men, too, struggle with shame and guilty feelings if they can’t “produce” a baby. Sometimes husbands and wives blame each other. I get comments from wives whose husbands make them feel guilty for not getting pregnant. This is ironic because there is a 33% chance that the pregnancy isn’t happening because of male fertility issues! Men who shame or guilt their wives for not conceiving have no idea how foolish they’re being. N...
Tags: Health, Emotional Health, God, Infertility, Can't Get Pregnant, Goal Of Getting Pregnant, Why Cant I Have A Baby, Want To Get Pregnant, Couples Coping With Infertility, Emotional Issues Of Infertility, Coping With Infertility, Depression & Anxiety, Infertility Guilt


Overcoming Setbacks When You’re Trying to Conceive

How do you cope with setbacks when you’re faced with negative pregnancy tests — or your period — month after month? These five “Blossom Tips” for overcoming setbacks when you’re trying to get pregnant are inspired by a reader. He and his wife are struggling to conceive a baby; he commented on one of my most popular fertility articles. “My wife and I have been trying to have a baby, in the last year we have both undergone fertility tests,” writes Mike on Why Can’t You Get Pregnant? 4 Fertility...
Tags: Health, Jesus, Infertility, Mike, Trying To Conceive, Getting Pregnant, Trying To Get Pregnant, Can't Get Pregnant, Help Getting Pregnant, Faith & Perseverance, Infertility Depression, Depressed Not Pregnant, Body Blossoms Improve Your Overall Health, Coping With Infertility, Depression & Anxiety


9 Tips for a Happy Marriage for Couples Who Can’t Conceive

Is your relationship with your husband suffering because you can’t get pregnant? Problems getting pregnant and fertility treatments are harder on a marriage than financial stress! That’s just my opinion, not a research-proven statistic. My husband and I spent years trying to get pregnant and learning ways to be happy through the stress and grief of fertility treatments that failed. You are normal, and you are not alone. These marriage tips for couples who can’t get pregnant and who are coping...
Tags: Health, Hawaii, Fertility problems, Jack, Infertility, Relationship Tips, Don, Angie, Big Brothers, Jeanette, Gary Chapman, Waichler, Can't Get Pregnant, Female Fertility, Couples Coping With Infertility, Tips For Infertile Couples


How to Have a Happy Marriage When You Can’t Get Pregnant

Is your relationship with your husband suffering because you can’t get pregnant? Problems getting pregnant and fertility treatments are harder on a marriage than financial stress! That’s just my opinion, not a research-proven statistic. My husband and I spent years trying to get pregnant and learning ways to be happy through the stress and grief of fertility treatments that failed. You are normal, and you are not alone. These marriage tips for couples who can’t get pregnant and who are coping...
Tags: Health, Hawaii, Fertility problems, Jack, Infertility, Relationship Tips, Don, Angie, Big Brothers, Jeanette, Gary Chapman, Waichler, Can't Get Pregnant, Female Fertility, Couples Coping With Infertility, Tips For Infertile Couples


How to Stop Stress From Destroying Your Fertility

Stress – especially long-lasting or chronic stress – affects every part of your mind and body. Stress leads to physical inflammation, excess cortisol (stress hormone), and lower fertility levels in both women and men. You can’t avoid stress in life, but you can learn how to stop stressful situations from destroying your ability to conceive. The sooner you learn to manage stress in positive ways, the happier and healthier you’ll be. Different types of family and works stress affects female fe...
Tags: Health, Emotional Health, Focus, Infertility, Relationship Tips, University of Utah, Stress Management Tips, How To Get Pregnant, Female Fertility, Overcoming Infertility Stress, Fertility Prayers, Improve Chances Of Pregnancy, Not Getting Pregnant, Infertility Stress, Coping With Infertility, Depression & Anxiety


How Stress Affects Your Fertility and Ability to Conceive

Stress – especially long-lasting or chronic stress – affects every part of your mind and body. Stress leads to physical inflammation, excess cortisol (stress hormone), and lower fertility levels in both women and men. You can’t avoid stress in life, but you can learn how to stop stressful situations from destroying your ability to conceive. The sooner you learn to manage stress in positive ways, the happier and healthier you’ll be. Different types of family and works stress affects female fe...
Tags: Health, Emotional Health, Focus, Infertility, Relationship Tips, University of Utah, Stress Management Tips, How To Get Pregnant, Female Fertility, Overcoming Infertility Stress, Fertility Prayers, Improve Chances Of Pregnancy, Not Getting Pregnant, Infertility Stress, Coping With Infertility, Depression & Anxiety


9 Signs It’s Time to Stop Trying to Get Pregnant

Are your hopes for having a baby healthy for your life, or should you stop trying to get pregnant because it’s causing anxiety and depression? Trying to conceive can be physically stressful and emotionally painful for many couples, and even have a negative effect on your marriage.If it’s not the right time to get pregnant, then giving up your plans may be the right thing to do – in this season of your life. When you’re reading through these signs, remember that you’re not necessarily giving up o...
Tags: Health, Pennsylvania, Infertility, Social Psychology, Grieve, Trying To Conceive, Getting Pregnant, Goal Of Getting Pregnant, Stress Management Tips, Help Getting Pregnant, Want To Get Pregnant, Moravian College, Improve Chances Of Pregnancy, Coping With Infertility, Rebecca Fett, Depression & Anxiety


Living With Infertility? 5 Tips for Women Over 40

Living with infertility requires grit and grace — especially for women over 40 who believed they’d have children one day. What do you need to enter the second half of life as an infertile woman? How do you live happily with infertility when you always planned to have a family? I celebrated my 40th birthday several years ago; I’ve been living with infertility for almost 10 years. I remember asking “How do I live with infertility as a woman over 40?” Only recently did I discover the five questions...
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Infertility and Divorce – How to Know if You Can Save Your Marriage

Couples who are coping with infertility often feel overwhelmed with grief or anger. Sometimes divorce seems like the only option, especially if one or both partners had their hearts set on having children. Can you save your marriage, or is it too late?There is no one sure way to know if you’re on the road to divorce because of infertility, but these thoughts from a marriage expert and bestselling author might help.“If you are considering leaving because your marriage is difficult, and you want a...
Tags: Health, Jesus, Infertility, Relationship Tips, Susan Pease Gadoua, Gadoua, Coping With Infertility, Infertility And Divorce


How to Understand the Emotional Issues of Infertility

Not getting pregnant brings up different emotional issues of infertility for men and women. Here, a fertility specialist discusses how men and women process infertility issues differently, and offers tips for dealing with the “trying to conceive” process. First, here are a few emotions that not getting pregnant often triggers: “When you can’t get pregnant, you swim in a mix of emotions,” write Julie Vargo and Maureen Regan in A Few Good Eggs. “You feel insecure (how the hell did this happe...
Tags: Health, Emotional Health, Infertility, Can't Get Pregnant, Want A Baby, Infertility Depression, Overcoming Infertility Stress, Emotional Issues Of Infertility, Depressed Not Pregnant, Reasons For Not Getting Pregnant, Stacie Hill, Julie Vargo, Maureen Regan, Coping With Infertility