I have a question for all the moms out there, What would you do about a friend who made a joke about being pregnant and it turns out to be about x-mas. How would you feel about it.

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Jodi - posted on 11/14/2012

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Someone I know who was having problem conceiving did something similar (different joke, but a joke all the same) on her FB status. I don't see why you should be so upset, it's not you that is having the problem conceiving. You have no idea how she feels, and joking about it, remaining positive and light hearted might just be the way she deals with it. I don't think you are really in a place to judge her for that. If you don't like her FB status, move on.

Denikka - posted on 11/14/2012

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I've seen that joke.

Basically it's a post that starts out *oh, we're so excited to be expecting in X weeks, yada yada yada.* Then it ends with *We're ALL expecting. Christmas is almost here!*



It's just a silly thing. I don't really think it's offensive or anything. Kinda dumb maybe, but not something I would ever make a big deal about.

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Michelle - posted on 11/14/2012

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That status always does the rounds this time of the year. Sometimes we need to have a sense of humor and just move on.

Shawnn - posted on 11/14/2012

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I'd move on, myself. Why, as others have stated, point out the obvious to her? She KNOWS that she's having trouble conceiving, and any time anyone chooses to make an insensitive comment regarding that she is cut to the bone.



So, rather than you seeing the lighter side, and the joke for what it really was...(I mean, seriously...there isn't a restriction on the use of the word "expecting" after all) you decided to get offended and call her out for being false? Nice...



I've had trouble conceiving myself, and even I would have seen the joke for what it was.

Kim - posted on 11/14/2012

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Get over it. Its her FB and she can post whatever she wants. That "joke" has been around for years.

Amy - posted on 11/14/2012

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I have to agree it was pretty rotten of you to point out the obvious, it doesn't matter if you've had infertility in the past I'm sure you wouldn't of liked it if someone said the same to you.

FoxyMom - posted on 11/14/2012

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If it don't concern you then why are you worried. It's not like someone did it and if offended her. If she did it I don't see it as a big deal. It's called a joke. Everyone has different humor.

Dove - posted on 11/14/2012

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My friend did that and then it was about expecting her son home from college for Christmas. I don't get the problem and I don't get why you don't think she should joke about that. Maybe joking is a stress reliever BECAUSE of the problems she is having conceiving. You making a comment about it probably just threw reality in their faces again and I'd be ticked at you too.

~♥Little Miss - posted on 11/14/2012

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Why are you so upset then? Maybe making light of the situation is what she needs. Just let it go. No need to point out the obvious to her. That was probably more hurtful and herself posting the joke.

Cheryl - posted on 11/14/2012

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My friend is or was having problems getting pregnant, so i do not understand how she can joke about that

~♥Little Miss - posted on 11/14/2012

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Oh ok. That is kind of lame, and no reason to get upset. IMO of course.

~♥Little Miss - posted on 11/14/2012

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I still don't get what the problem is. Could you explain it from the entire beginning?

Cheryl - posted on 11/14/2012

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She wrote this on facebook and what it is about is that she is looking forward to x-mas not that she is having a baby

~♥Little Miss - posted on 11/14/2012

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I still don't get it even with your explanation. Why should she talk about being expecting for Christmas? Maybe she is really exited to be pregnant. It has nothing to do with you. It is her body.

Cheryl - posted on 11/14/2012

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She said that she is expecting and then when you read on it says that it is for x-mas, i think it is not right to joke about being expecting. I know that she is having problems getting pregnant and she knows what happend with me when i was pregnant with my son and what happend to him after being born.

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