Hi! I'm Danielle. DH (Ed), and I are expecting #4 February 27th and people are mean. We get all comments about how we should get "fixed" or I should get "the shot" etc. My problem is that the negative comments are coming from people who made negative comments when we announced our BFP with DS2 (DH's first bio child). They've apparently never been accepting of us having children and now that we are about to be a family of 6, they've only gotten worse!
It's mostly my IL's. In fact, I can't really think of anyone else off the top of my head who is so mean.
How do you all handle this? I've tried ignoring it but DS2 is about to turn 6 so clearly this is something that I've been biting my tongue about for a very long time. It's hurtful when everything that is said by these people is negative. There's no excitement or happiness for us at all from them.
I've gotten used to the stares from strangers but I was a teen mom with DS1 so stares have become normal for me. Also, I babywear and breastfeed in public so I'm stared at anyway- just comes with my life I suppose. I just wish the meanness would stop.