Egg Freezing Can't Fix Some Problems | Ann Brenoff

February 26, 2015 11:44 AM

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After spending Valentine's Day alone -- curled up on the couch in the fetal position downing pints of ice cream in between fits of sobbing -- the single 30-something (daughter of a) friend sought my opinion: She is considering freezing her eggs, postponing motherhood until a time down the road when she is married, she said. She asked me, "Does that make sense?"

Parenting, for me, is a two-person job. So yes, the idea of not becoming a single parent by choice while you work full-time makes perfect sense. While I give a lot of credit to those who parent alone, for me, single parenting would be a result of circumstance, not intention. But I also get that whil...

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