If I love my wife but she is infertile.
This was a question asked on Quora, and the reply was too touching, we thought to share it with you and have your reaction in the comment section.
QUESTION: If I love my wife but she is infertile and I desire progeny, but refuse the prospect of a surrogate, should I divorce her and marry another?
ANSWER: Let’s say you divorce your infertile wife. You marry another one – a young and fertile woman. She doesn’t love you that much but she has great wide hips and she gives you a couple of kids. Great, right?
Let’s say one day you wake up with a sharp headache and unable to move your body.
It turns out you had a stroke and are now partially paralyzed. You require 24/7 care, including changing of adult diapers.
Your new wife goes on Quora and asks this question: “If I love my husband, but he is paraplegic and refuses an open marriage, but I desire an able-bodied partner, should I divorce him and marry another?”
Do you see how that would make you a little sad?
REVIEW OF THIS QUESTION: In the world of relationships, people often face tough choices that challenge their love and commitment. One such question on Quora explores a person’s struggle between loving their infertile spouse and wanting to have children of their own.
The question considers the idea of divorcing the spouse to marry someone else who can provide biological children.
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The answer to this dilemma, delivered with understanding and empathy, uses a powerful analogy to highlight the potential consequences of such decisions.
Note: The photo used in this post is for illustration purposes.
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