Parents like that make me wanna punch them. Also using your kids as an excuse to get what you want also bugs me< I'm adopted and this excuse has always been used on me and it's always screwed me up because it starts sounding like they regret adopting me
"People feel removed from sexism. 'I'm not a sexist, but I'm not a feminist.' They think there's this fuzzy middle ground. There's no fuzzy middle ground. You either believe that women are people or you don't. It's that simple" - Joss Wheldon
This is actually something many women get told when they try to get their tubes tied. ---i live in a blue state but my sister, after having her third child, still had to have her husband sign an affidavit stating he approved the tubal ligation.