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    Default Circumcision was probably the only parenting topic that I didn't have an opinion, unt

    I had an IRL conversation with someone that is pro ric. I've seen many conversations online and asked questions but I never realised just how silly it is until I actually heard the reasons.

    • it's more clean and hygienic - surely teaching your son how to keep it clean can't be that hard... and an intact penis would most certainly be more hygienic than an open wound sitting in a nappy all day.
    • it makes for better sex - because desensitizing a part of your penis would feel much better? I think not.
    • it's better than going through the pain if you need it done later in life - you're right, we wouldn't want an adult to go through that pain so we'll just do it to a tiny baby who can't have all of the pain relief that is available to adults... because that makes sense.

    There were more reasons put forward in this conversation, but the above three are what really made me stop and think.


    I don't know what the point of this thread is, I suppose I just needed to get it out that I can finally see just how utterly stupid ric is.

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    Agree. If your born with it I say leave it.


    Me + DH = DS and DD

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    I saw an article on adult men who were pretty upset that the choice was taken from them. That's enough to convince me.

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    I agree, the thought of cutting off a piece of my son's body without it being medically necessary makes me feel ill!

    It is his body and he can make him own choices about it when he's old enough.

    Until then the choices I make for him will be based on medical necessity!

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    It's actually the only parenting choice I have a strong opinion on

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    To be like dad! I have friends irl who did it for this reason only.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BigRedV View Post
    To be like dad! I have friends who did it for this reason only.
    That was one too, but I can *almost* understand that one.

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    Quote Originally Posted by redlipsandpearls View Post
    That was one too, but I can *almost* understand that one.
    How is that understandable? My brothers nor I have no idea if our father is circumcised or not.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MummaOJ View Post
    How is that understandable? My brothers nor I have no idea if our father is circumcised or not.
    Because it can almost be a cultural thing. I suppose the same reason why I never thought about circ'ing future sons, because dh isn't done.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MummaOJ View Post
    How is that understandable? My brothers nor I have no idea if our father is circumcised or not.
    LOL. Would you want to????

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