+ Reply to Thread
Page 2 of 3 FirstFirst 123 LastLast
Results 11 to 20 of 22
  1. #11
    Join Date
    Nov 2014
    Posts
    573
    Thanks
    164
    Thanked
    582
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    You always have a choice and I hope that does provide you with at least some form of comfort.

    These things happen and it's up to you to decide what's best for you. No matter what you choose, you are not a bad person and you have nothing to feel guilty or shameful about.

    Take it one step at a time. Take the test when you can and go from there...

  2. The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to hopeful1986 For This Useful Post:

    2plus2makesnotsure  (21-10-2015),laurea  (11-10-2016)

  3. #12
    Join Date
    Jul 2015
    Posts
    7,455
    Thanks
    5,023
    Thanked
    4,556
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts
    Awards:
    100 Posts in a week
    so sorry to hear about your dh being so ill and the tough predicament you potentially find yourself in. sending massive hugs and strength to you all during this difficult time. hopefully AF arrives and this is nothing more than a nasty scare.

    don't mean to ask a stupid/personal question but are you using contraception? if whatever you're using is not convenient or not working, could you look at switching to something more suitable?

    be kind to yourselves and stay strong xx

  4. #13
    Join Date
    Oct 2015
    Posts
    4
    Thanks
    9
    Thanked
    2
    Reviews
    0
    Quote Originally Posted by turquoisecoast View Post
    so sorry to hear about your dh being so ill and the tough predicament you potentially find yourself in. sending massive hugs and strength to you all during this difficult time. hopefully AF arrives and this is nothing more than a nasty scare.

    don't mean to ask a stupid/personal question but are you using contraception? if whatever you're using is not convenient or not working, could you look at switching to something more suitable?

    be kind to yourselves and stay strong xx
    Thank you. Its a good question about contraception. We were advised after DHs first round of treatment that he was going to be permanently infertile. An upside to this was that I could stop taking the pill as it had never really agreed with me (migraine) and instead we were advised to switch to condoms by our oncologist to protect me from the very low risk of chemical transfer. We have been VERY inactive over the last year - maybe 4 times DTD as DH feels pretty crappy most of the time and tbh on those very rare occasions a bit lax with contraception - very foolish.

  5. #14
    Join Date
    Jul 2015
    Posts
    7,455
    Thanks
    5,023
    Thanked
    4,556
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts
    Awards:
    100 Posts in a week

    Default How can I have been so irresponsible to be in this situation again?

    Quote Originally Posted by 2plus2makesnotsure View Post
    Thank you. Its a good question about contraception. We were advised after DHs first round of treatment that he was going to be permanently infertile. An upside to this was that I could stop taking the pill as it had never really agreed with me (migraine) and instead we were advised to switch to condoms by our oncologist to protect me from the very low risk of chemical transfer. We have been VERY inactive over the last year - maybe 4 times DTD as DH feels pretty crappy most of the time and tbh on those very rare occasions a bit lax with contraception - very foolish.
    if you'd been advised he'd likely be infertile after the chemo then I don't blame you for being a bit lax on the contraception front. understandably he's probably not feeling up to a lot of sex but I would totally be the same as you, to do it a handful of times plus being told he's probably not fertile, you wouldn't think your chances of falling pregnant would be very high.

    fingers crossed it's just a scare. do you usually get preg symptoms that early? I know I tend to symptom watch but honestly, my main and only symptom is AF not showing up.

    take another test in a few days. if you've taken one already and it's BFN and you're only a couple of days out then I would think you're in the clear as a test would be showing a BFP by now??

    Hope you get your BFN (feels weird saying that on bubhub!!) xx

  6. The Following User Says Thank You to turquoisecoast For This Useful Post:

    Nemmi1987  (29-10-2015)

  7. #15
    Join Date
    Feb 2014
    Location
    Melbourne
    Posts
    182
    Thanks
    80
    Thanked
    78
    Reviews
    0
    Op, so sorry to hear about your DH.
    I work in sexual health and honestly I hear stories just like yours all the time. You are not alone. You are not irresponsible. It happens. All the time. Please contact someone like Marie Stopes International who can help you with some counselling.

  8. #16
    Join Date
    Dec 2005
    Posts
    11,647
    Thanks
    2,968
    Thanked
    3,236
    Reviews
    14
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 posts
    Awards:
    100 Posts in a week
    I am so sorry to hear about your DH and can only imagine how you're feeling right now. Please be kind on yourself, you haven't done anything wrong. Sending you lot's of .

  9. #17
    TheGooch's Avatar
    TheGooch is offline Winner 2014 - Newbie of the Year
    Winner 2016 BubHubs DIVA Award
    Join Date
    Jan 2014
    Posts
    5,305
    Thanks
    9,464
    Thanked
    4,999
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts
    Awards:
    100 Posts in a week
    I'm so sorry to hear about your DH.

    Take only good care of each other and try (as hard as it might be) to avoid the guilt trap. You have enough going on without adding guilt to the mix

    Huge hugs

  10. #18
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    Melbourne
    Posts
    8,298
    Thanks
    765
    Thanked
    791
    Reviews
    5
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts
    Hopefully a false alarm.
    So sorry about your Dh :-(

  11. #19
    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Posts
    1,911
    Thanks
    1,495
    Thanked
    699
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Just wanted to give you some virtual hugs and support.

    I'm so sorry about your husband. Please be kind on yourself.

  12. #20
    Join Date
    Apr 2015
    Posts
    2,736
    Thanks
    2,787
    Thanked
    2,536
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    How are you going hun? Has AF arrived? Hope you're doing ok x


 

Similar Threads

  1. Birthday party etiquette - irresponsible & rude?
    By siansmum in forum General Parenting Tips, Advice & Chat
    Replies: 39
    Last Post: 25-03-2015, 16:53
  2. What do you in this situation.
    By LoveLivesHere in forum General Chat
    Replies: 51
    Last Post: 03-03-2015, 09:55
  3. Sticky situation
    By Cheffling in forum General Parenting Tips, Advice & Chat
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 04-11-2014, 11:57

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
FEATURED SUPPORTER
Maternity ClothesLooking to buy maternity clothes? :: Check the bubhub directory of local & online maternity clothes shops :: Find ...
REVIEWS
"Made bed time less anxious"
by Meld85
My Little Heart Whisbear - the Humming Bear reviews ›
"Wonderful natural Aussie made product!"
by Mrstwr
Baby U Goat Milk Moisturiser reviews ›
"Replaced good quality with cheap tight nappies"
by Kris
Coles Comfy Bots Nappies reviews ›