#TBT – The Baby Conspiracy #amwriting

What do you say to a friend who is convinced that there is a “baby conspiracy”?

A reblog on a #ThrowBackThursday…

Simply Marquessa

Cry baby cry

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“Don’t do it.”

Her voice is a whisper over the phone.

Someone is probably in the room with her because she sounds afraid of being overheard.

“Don’t do what?” I am confused.

All I asked was how she and the baby are doing now that she’s been home for a few weeks.

“Have a baby. Don’t do it. It’s a trick. One huge conspiracy.”

“Uh…okay.”

“I’m telling you, it’s a fucking trick. All of your friends with kids encourage you to do it, tell you how great and rewarding it is. But it’s not true. They just want you to jump into that miserable, sinking ship so that you can drown with them.”

How am I supposed to respond to that?

“You’re just exhausted and have post-baby blues.”

Either she isn’t hearing me or she is simply ignoring my words. She continues…

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