Will he consider you prudent for making a contingency plan or so baby-crazy you underwent surgery to make sure you didn't miss out?
"I tell everyone I want kids and that I froze my eggs. I'm still in the game,'" says Albice, a former television host from Los Angeles who owns an online clothing boutique.
"I know it's on guys' minds." So far, the reactions have varied. For the first time in history, there is a critical mass of women on the dating market who have a reproductive ability that doesn't match their chronological age—and the question is, how should they handle the situation?
She says that of the nearly 2,000 cycles performed at the hospital since 2005, only 167 have been thawed, resulting in 39 babies, with 15 more on the way from recent conceptions.
About a quarter of the thaws were requested by single women using donor sperm, she says, but that's about all the clinic knows: "We aren't sure why more patients haven't come back.
Radell Peischler, 34, a divorced sales representative from Arlington, Virginia, was so proud of her decision to freeze that she considered checking in on Facebook the morning of her egg retrieval at Shady Grove Fertility Center—until one of her male friends exclaimed, "Don't be a freak!
People don't want to hear about your crazy decision.""That was my first clue that not everyone would perceive it like I did," Peischler says.
For the past two years I taught eighth grade, and I remember complaining through the many lock down drills, huffing and [...] Ah, holiday season is here again: the time of perpetual joy and too many parties thrown to celebrate sugar sweats and an obese, albiet lovable, hologram with a white beard.
Now I love Christmas, so much in fact that I have committed to an exhausting number of holiday get-togethers, and yes, my chiropractor is concerned. If you're anything like me, and let's hope you are, then you are running on fumes and caffeine today thanks to an over-booked social calendar where you are forced to use weekends for doing as many extracurriculars as possible.
I told her I wouldn't tell anybody but since my therapist is already on vacay and you're basically the Bible I feel okay getting your advice.