George M Grunert MD, Reproductive Endocrinologist, HFS IVF Program Director

Gentlemen Speak: This Is What It's Like to Struggle with Infertility as a Man

Gentlemen Speak: This Is What It's Like to Struggle with Infertility as a Man
No one walks away from their wedding day thinking that infertility will be part of their lives. Most men think that becoming a parent is easy and are more concerned with being ready when that day comes. Before my wife and I got married, we both knew that having children would be difficult, but I didn't understand what infertility would mean to me until we actually said 'I Do.'

No one walks away from their wedding day thinking that infertility will be part of their lives. Most men think that becoming a parent is easy and are more concerned with being ready when that day comes. Before my wife and I got married, we both knew that having children would be difficult, but I didn't understand what infertility would mean to me until we actually said 'I Do.'

My wife and I have struggled to have children since the day we were married, but the reality of infertility sunk in slowly and with a lot of heartbreak. I could lie to you and tell you that I’ve fully made peace with our reality, but like many things in life, emotionally difficult experiences such as infertility never fully abate from our psyche.

Source: verilymag

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