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I agree with the sentiment that boys are less valued in our society than girls. This was demonstrated to me while I was pregnant with my second boy. On more than one occasion, when someone asked the gender of my baby and I told them, the reply was "Oh, sorry to hear that," and, "Better luck next time." It really astounded me that I was to be pitied for having two sons and no daughters, and it hurt to think that either of my boys would be considered any less cute or sweet or precious than a little girl might be. Personally, I treasure these two totally amazing, unique individuals and I will do my utmost to make sure they are able to be completely themselves and not be forced into any "stereotypical male" role that society would have them play.
posted 3 years, 7 months ago
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