6 Ways Infertility Sucks That Nobody Ever Warned Me About
Infertility sucks for many reasons. It's expensive (and treatments are not regularly covered by insurance), and it can destroy your relationships and dreams of conceiving a baby naturally. If you're lucky enough to find a way to afford it (or if you've hit the medical insurance jackpot and your treatments are covered), it's still exhausting. As a woman, it wreaks havoc on your body and your mental health.
Despite the fact that infertility is very common, it's not something that seems to garner the same attention that other medical diagnoses do. And in the seven years I've been a member of this club, there's still such an unnecessary stigma surrounding those who really want to talk about it or enact any real change.
From the start, I knew it was going to be a long, hard road. What I didn't know was how much infertility would still suck even after I had beaten it. Keep reading to find out what I wish I had been prepared for.