The term “furbaby” doesn’t bother me at all

A woman recently called into one of Boston’s morning radio shows, hosted by Karson Tager and Kennedy Elsey, to express her opinion that “It’s an insult to moms to say dogs are the same as your kid” and her general outrage about the term “furbaby”. This discussion was in response to an article called “No, […]

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Happier than you think: 5 Myths about couples choosing childfree living after infertility

This blog post was written by Merle Bombardieri, LICSW Private Practice, Lexington, former Clinical Director of National RESOLVE. Author of The Baby Decision. I have found that mistaken assumptions about childfree living after infertility add to the feeling that their future happiness is riding on this very cycle. So I am offering this article not only to […]

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The Light at the End of the Tunnel

by Anna Koon from RESOLVE Spring 2009 Newsletter On the wall by my desk is a painting my husband and I purchased two years ago. It is of a man and woman standing and staring expectantly out of the canvas. They stretch towards each other, but instead of grasping hands, their fingers brush the back […]

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A Family of Two

By Jennifer A. Richmond My husband and I struggled with infertility for several years. I going to say “on and off” for several years, but even when we weren’t “trying” there was always the hope that I might get pregnant. I have unexplained infertility – no reason was discovered for my inability to get pregnant. […]

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Accepting the Unacceptable and The Road Not Taken

These articles are from the RESOLVE New England Archives  Accepting the Unacceptable: An Outcome of No Children Written by Linda Wolfson in our Spring 1993 Newsletter My husband and I tried for six years to have a child. They were hellish years filled with the moments of hope and despair familiar to anyone living with […]

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The Road Less Traveled: A Conversation on Life Beyond Children

With Keiko Zoll and Pamela Mahoney Tsigdinos As an infertility blogger, I have come across hundreds of perspectives and voices throughout the infertility experience. As anyone with infertility can tell you, everyone’s journey may share the same common themes but the paths we take can be vastly different. In 2010, I had the unique privilege […]

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A Family of Two: Moving On Without Parenting

By Jennifer A. Redmond My husband and I struggled with infertility for several years. I was going to say “on and off” for several years, but even when we weren’t “trying” there was always the hope that I might get pregnant. I have unexplained infertility — no reason was discovered for my inability to get […]

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