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Disclosing Infertility Issues Before Marriage

Would You Marry Someone Who Is Infertile?

Things get more intense as couples get closer to slipping rings on each other's fingers. When we posed the question, "Would You Tell Your Significant Other About Infertility?" a whopping 97 percent of lilsugar readers said they'd be honest about fertility issues should things get serious. While many people practice full disclosure prior to matrimony, others might withhold facts for fear of losing their beloved. For better or worse, would you stay with someone if he told you he couldn't bear children of his own?

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Kathleen2562487 Kathleen2562487 5 years
I disclosed to my husband before we got married that there was a huge possibility we couldn't have kids.
snarkypants snarkypants 8 years
without a doubt!
Frank-y-Ava Frank-y-Ava 8 years
I would have no problems marrying someone with fertility issues.
ilanac13 ilanac13 8 years
yes. there are so many different things that you can do if you want to have kids and 'can't' have them.
Akpril Akpril 8 years
This sounds terrible, but if my spouse couldn't have kids it would come down to how much money he and I both had. IVF and adoption are both very expensive. If we couldn't have kids biologically and couldn't afford these options I would really have to think about it. I would really want kids in my family.
Chrstne Chrstne 8 years
Infertility would not stop me from marrying. There are alternatives if children seems like a must on the list.
runningesq runningesq 8 years
Yes I would absolutely marry my husband even if we knew before hand he couldn't have children ! There is IVF, there is adoption, there are so many options for children. Plus, unless you have children together before you're married, you never really know if the two of you will be able to have biological children !
skigurl skigurl 8 years
ah such a tough question. well i have a boyfriend whom i absolutely love and want to one day marry and have babies with....and to be honest, i don't think i'd give him up just because of fertility issues...i think we could work around it.
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