I’ve heard about the joys of motherhood. But, um, pleasurable childbirth? Not so much… They have GOT to be pulling my leg, right?
[h/t The Corner]
Rebecca adds: I guess if people can walk over glowing coals and not sustain burns, mind over matter even in extremes is theoretically possible … but I’m not terribly convinced that happens, either.
Tanya says: “Each contraction may bring a rush of joy so overwhelming that the pain recedes into the background.”
Let’s see…rush of joy, rush of pain. Rush of joy…or…rush of pain. I know what I’d prefer. Why find the idea of pleasurable childbearing offensive? Unfathomable; unbelievable. OK. But don’t we have enough to get offended about? There are far too many twisted knickers these days.by