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Lady Effingbroke Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-12-04 11:07 AM
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33. Yeah, I figured I might be getting old enough to where a doctor would
consider the operation despite my childlessness, and I am lucky to have the ob/gyn that I do, especially here in TX.
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  -I have a question about women's health... Solon  Dec-12-04 09:53 AM   #0 
  - Had a tubal ligation in 1976  luaneryder   Dec-12-04 10:06 AM   #1 
  - yeah my girlfriend (unmarried at the time and in her mid 20s  barb162   Dec-12-04 10:13 AM   #7 
  - The 60 rule  MountainLaurel   Dec-12-04 10:31 AM   #20 
     - thanks, you jogged my memory and I am glad you said the rule; I  barb162   Dec-12-04 03:33 PM   #64 
  - Interesting. Were wives required to sign off on a vasectomy?  sbj405   Dec-12-04 10:22 AM   #13 
     - Twelve years ago, I had to sign off on Mr. CD's vasectomy  Crowdance   Dec-12-04 10:24 AM   #15 
     - I've often wondered about that one too LOL  mandyky   Dec-12-04 10:24 AM   #17 
     - In 1977, signed consent for vasectomy  Tansy_Gold   Dec-12-04 09:08 PM   #77 
  - Roe v Wade didn't happen until the 70s. But I can remember  asjr   Dec-12-04 10:06 AM   #2 
  - I think Roe V. Wade will be overturned in the next 1 or 2 years  barb162   Dec-12-04 10:15 AM   #9 
  - It is sort of a general medical practice  mandyky   Dec-12-04 10:08 AM   #3 
  - Missouri n/t  Solon   Dec-12-04 10:18 AM   #11 
  - 1967  TxGran   Dec-12-04 10:08 AM   #4 
  - I would imagine this was true  The empressof all   Dec-12-04 10:08 AM   #5 
  - Contraception used to be against the law in some places I believe.  Ilsa   Dec-12-04 10:09 AM   #6 
  - I seem to recall the Catholic Church saying it was a mortal sin too  barb162   Dec-12-04 03:35 PM   #65 
  - My knitting mentor had the same thing happen to her  knitter4democracy   Dec-12-04 10:13 AM   #8 
  - we probably will be wearing burqas before too long the way  barb162   Dec-12-04 10:16 AM   #10 
  - Shit, tell me about it...  Solon   Dec-12-04 10:24 AM   #14 
  - My sister-in-law had to have her husband's permission in the 80's  Solly Mack   Dec-12-04 10:21 AM   #12 
  - Re: your friend, was it merely a function of her age?  sbj405   Dec-12-04 10:24 AM   #16 
  - They claimed it was her age  Solly Mack   Dec-12-04 10:32 AM   #21 
  - Wait a second...  Solon   Dec-12-04 10:25 AM   #18 
     - This was in Kansas...which may or may not explain it  Solly Mack   Dec-12-04 10:34 AM   #22 
  - Oh, yeah, this kind of thing  SheilaT   Dec-12-04 10:30 AM   #19 
  - yup, took good care of the "girls"  mopinko   Dec-12-04 10:36 AM   #23 
  - You're right. Job opportunities  SheilaT   Dec-12-04 01:47 PM   #56 
  - Yes, they wouldn't hire me because I was "too intelligent"  SharonAnn   Dec-12-04 08:23 PM   #75 
  - Another Memory  TxGran   Dec-12-04 10:37 AM   #24 
  - No problem hijacking the thread...  Solon   Dec-12-04 10:40 AM   #26 
  - In Some Ways  Greylyn58   Dec-12-04 07:31 PM   #72 
  - Teachers were not allowed to be visibly pregnant and keep their jobs  yardwork   Dec-12-04 01:20 PM   #54 
  - In 99 when my son was born  Ms_Mary   Dec-12-04 01:55 PM   #57 
  - That's not the only example  neebob   Dec-12-04 10:38 AM   #25 
  - Misogyny is alive and well in health I see...  Solon   Dec-12-04 10:42 AM   #27 
     - I was refused a tubal ligation in 1970--  boi1946   Dec-12-04 10:53 AM   #28 
  - Im not surprised.  Mari333   Dec-12-04 10:58 AM   #29 
  - HAHAHAHAHA!  Lady Effingbroke   Dec-12-04 11:03 AM   #32 
  - Good answer to him. Though it's a bit scarey.  sbj405   Dec-12-04 11:38 AM   #38 
  - I wish I could think of answers like that when someone says  barb162   Dec-12-04 03:42 PM   #66 
     - Oh, it wasn't just the money  knitter4democracy   Dec-12-04 06:51 PM   #71 
        - ...tomb for the womb. Primal scream. I wonder how many still think  barb162   Dec-12-04 09:39 PM   #78 
           - Hee, hee!  knitter4democracy   Dec-13-04 04:40 PM   #79 
  - So is there an age at which a woman (me) who has never had children  Lady Effingbroke   Dec-12-04 11:00 AM   #30 
  - Probably not Texas...  Solon   Dec-12-04 11:03 AM   #31 
  - Yeah, I figured I might be getting old enough to where a doctor would  Lady Effingbroke   Dec-12-04 11:07 AM   #33 
  - Go to Planned Parenthood  disillusioned1   Dec-12-04 05:31 PM   #68 
  - Check first with Planned Parenthood....  Scout   Dec-12-04 08:28 PM   #76 
  - This still happens, It happened to my sister a couple years ago in CA  cags   Dec-12-04 11:24 AM   #34 
  - That's a stupid excuse...  Solon   Dec-12-04 11:26 AM   #35 
     - There was no man involved, No permission to get, they just wouldn't do  cags   Dec-12-04 11:34 AM   #37 
        - It is still stupid...  Solon   Dec-12-04 11:42 AM   #39 
           - There are solutions that are not permanent.  cags   Dec-12-04 11:53 AM   #42 
              - Still a question of rights and responsibilities...  Solon   Dec-12-04 11:57 AM   #45 
                 - I suppose yes, but I wouldn't call it discrimination  cags   Dec-12-04 12:15 PM   #48 
                    - I never said it should be taken lightly...  Solon   Dec-12-04 02:48 PM   #63 
  - 1978  OurVotesCount-Ohio   Dec-12-04 11:33 AM   #36 
  - I don't see the problem with married people having to make thier spouse  cags   Dec-12-04 11:43 AM   #40 
  - There is a distinct difference between hoping they inform them...  Solon   Dec-12-04 11:49 AM   #41 
  - No, She informed him, I didn't say they should have to get permission  cags   Dec-12-04 11:55 AM   #44 
  - Uh, she told him, he said no, she did it anyways, didn't tell him that...  Solon   Dec-12-04 11:58 AM   #46 
     - But he still knew of her intent to not have any more children  cags   Dec-12-04 12:09 PM   #47 
        - Its always nice to be on a high horse and hand out a directive...  Solon   Dec-12-04 12:21 PM   #49 
           - So its OK to decieve a spouse in your eyes,  cags   Dec-12-04 12:48 PM   #50 
           - The point is that it all depends on the INDIVIDUAL...  Solon   Dec-12-04 01:00 PM   #52 
           - Do you know any women that have lived with abuse?  cags   Dec-12-04 01:12 PM   #53 
              - I certainly am no expert, nor do I claim to be...  Solon   Dec-12-04 01:44 PM   #55 
              - I'd like to get away from the abuse issue because I just don't think it  cags   Dec-12-04 02:23 PM   #60 
                 - It would be grounds for divorce...  Solon   Dec-12-04 02:45 PM   #61 
              - I don't care if you were abused or not. That has nothing to do  readmoreoften   Dec-12-04 07:52 PM   #73 
           - There's nothing wrong with his scenario.  Ms_Mary   Dec-12-04 01:59 PM   #59 
           - Absolutely agreed........  serryjw   Dec-12-04 04:16 PM   #67 
  - My sister is also RH negative, She gets a shot during her pregnancy,  cags   Dec-12-04 12:52 PM   #51 
  - whether or not one chooses to inform their spouse is between the couple  peacebird   Dec-12-04 05:52 PM   #70 
     - exactly.  lwfern   Dec-12-04 08:13 PM   #74 
  - In PA in the 60's  China_cat   Dec-12-04 11:54 AM   #43 
  - I had to also sign for my husband's vasectomy in 2002.  SarahBelle   Dec-12-04 01:59 PM   #58 
  - I had a married friend in the 1970s who wanted a tubal ligation  Lydia Leftcoast   Dec-12-04 02:46 PM   #62 
  - Off topic slightly, but my husband had to sign  OKNancy   Dec-12-04 05:41 PM   #69 
  - Sister of a coworker couldn't get a tubal  Nobody   Dec-13-04 06:54 PM   #80 
  - I think it still is common if you are married...when my dh had his vas in  RUDUing2   Dec-13-04 07:04 PM   #81 
  - I had my tubes tied 4 years ago...  RadFemFL   Dec-13-04 07:50 PM   #82 

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