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Old 12-13-2014, 01:24 PM
 
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People have a right to have as many (or as few) chldren as they like. I think it is offensive to to criticize parents of one child for having only one, but only-child parents also offend others when they say things like "We don't need a 'spare'"; "She's not replaceable"; or the very common and snide "We got it right the first time!"

How about "We're happy with the size of our family, thanks."
I don't go around snarking at families with more children of questioning why they had multiple kids....so when they do that to me about wanting an only child....I see no reasons to spare their fragile feelings after they've just insulted me.
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Old 12-15-2014, 04:07 AM
 
Location: Upper Midwest
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always have a second incase something happens to the first one and you lose them.....


That is beyond tacky...
Is that how a lot of people honestly view children? Truly frightened.

I honestly don't think a lot of people are interested in raising productive members of society, they just want little dolls or possessions. Or they want to be able to brag that they are parents.
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