Day 29 of the TTC Blogging Challenge:
Tell us about a friendship you lost or a relationship that changed for the worse because of infertility.
I have not lost a friendship due to infertility; I have distanced myself from some friends though.
I have done non-discreet things like hidden a friend from my Facebook feed or just not talk to a friend as much. I know I shouldn’t do it, but jealousy and depression sometimes takes over. I want a baby so bad. Seeing other people, especially people who I don’t think should have kids, really gets me upset. I know it is wrong because that is not what God wants us to do as friends. The Bible says, “A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.” Proverbs 17:17 A loving friend doesn’t block those who have good news, but should rejoice with them.
I know how it feels to be on the receiving end of such treatment. I had asked a certain friend to be my bridesmaid for my wedding. She said no because she was jealous of me for finding love. I was disappointed and hurt. I wanted her to be part of my special day. I am sure that is how women expecting are feeling. I am going to try to do better.