I conducted a survey of women who are currently or were at one time undergoing a battle with infertility. I asked them to name the most prominent emotions that surrounded their experience. This is what they had to say:
I felt this same unbearable heaviness during most of my struggle as well. It wasn’t until I surrendered what I wanted that I was able to receive what I actually needed. Now, my experience with ongoing infertility feels a little more like this:
I’d be honored to support you in lifting the weight off your shoulders and enjoying every moment of your life today. It doesn’t take a baby, a career, a house, a car, or a relationship to create the experiences of pleasure and purpose that you seek. I know this may sound crazy or far-fetched, but I’m asking you to trust me on this one.
If you’re ready for a new possibility, allow me to lead the way.