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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07-10-2013 13:14 #1
Circumcision was probably the only parenting topic that I didn't have an opinion, unt
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07-10-2013 13:17 #2
Agree. If your born with it I say leave it.
Me + DH = DS and DD
07-10-2013 13:18 #3
I saw an article on adult men who were pretty upset that the choice was taken from them. That's enough to convince me.
07-10-2013 13:21 #4
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!
07-10-2013 13:46 #5
It's actually the only parenting choice I have a strong opinion on
07-10-2013 13:49 #6
To be like dad! I have friends irl who did it for this reason only.
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