(The NYU Langone survey found that 20 percent of the women who froze their eggs were unsure if they definitely wanted children in the future.) However, they didn’t want to lose the option.
Yet often after going through the act of freezing, including all those doctor’s visits, blood draws, vaginal ultrasounds, hormone injections and credit card payments, they realize that ultimately their effort means they really do want to become moms someday.
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Again, this requires a commitment to letting things unfold and it can’t be rushed. If you see how loveable and awesome you are, it will make it apparent to everyone.
Is your inner voice bombarding you with negative and disparaging thoughts or is it playing the record of “I am awesome?
They also don’t want to feel that they’re wasting your time if they’re on the fence about a third date.
It certainly is attractive when a woman sitting across from them nonchalantly caressing her red blend proudly tells them how she took charge of her fertility because it’s important to her and her future family.
And what do men think when women freeze their eggs? More than 60 percent of women in the NYU Langone study disclosed their frozen fertility with their dates and were met with “positive and supportive reception.” Of course – it takes the pressure off of them.
I’ve also met women who are still dating years after they froze their eggs.
They know they have options, whether that’s continuing to look for the right partner or deciding to use a sperm donor.
They still feel time pressure, but nothing like the hideous pressure cooker they experienced pre-freezing.
What’s less clear is how egg freezing helps women who are already in a relationship when they decide to freeze.