So my partner just turned to me and said, for the first time.... "I would really like to have a child with you". Made my heart melt, he is fantastic with my DS and would be a brilliant father. We have discussed it "hypothetically", even discussing our options with IVF should we decide to have a child in the future. But he's never said it outright.
Anyhow, after spotting something on the hub about circ, I asked him what his decision would be if we were to have a son. He was adamant that any son he had would be circed. Which is where the problem lies. I am FIRMLY, 100% against it, and it's something that I absolutely refuse to budge on - in fact, it makes me feel ill even thinking about it
I could tell that he wasn't happy with my opinion, so he said that we'd discuss it again if the time comes. I just know that I am going to have a battle on my hands.
Has anyone else faced this problem with their OH? How did it all pan out, and how did you convince your other half that you would not budge on the circ issue? Did he eventually side with you?
Any advice or opinions? I know it's early to be thinking about this, but I'd like to be prepared. I'm hoping I can educate him a little more about the risks of circumcision before we even start planning a child, so that this doesn't become an issue during a possible pregnancy.
Please do not turn this into a debate! Thank you