Why don't you just Adopt?

I'll bet you a dollar that every woman who struggles with infertility has heard at least once that she should adopt a child rather than pursue fertility treatment. Sometimes the suggestion is well-meant talk from someone who has adopted and feels everyone should experience their happiness or the ones with biological children or choose not to have children. It is sometimes perceived that couples using fertility drugs and procedures of being selfish or wasting resources. Would you like to know why encouraging an infertile couple to adopt can come across as hurtful? Or are you infertile and wondering how to respond to comments about giving up on fertility treatment and "just adopt"?
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