Thanks, @maybemamamcnabb, for this eloquent post! I’m going to picture my husband as a set of drawers from now on… especially when he’s irritating me!!!
Infertility is tough.
Infertility is stressful.
Infertility is an easy journey to “lose yourself” in.
That is why it is so important to me to keep a sense of humor. Not a sick, twisted sense of humor, but to be able to laugh at jokes that will lighten a mood after a particularly tough day, or to be able to play with your spouse after a tense conversation or situation.
My husband is a VERY laid-back kind of guy. Our counselor likens men’s emotions/thought processes to a chest of drawers. While women are capable of having multiple drawers open at a time, men can have one – and only one – drawer open at a time.
The “I’m hungry, what’s to eat?” drawer. The “I’m tired and want to zone out to the TV” drawer. The “I wonder how my wife is feeling and how I can make her feel better” drawer. …
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