"Over the years, I’ve stressed the importance of kindness. Maybe she’s taken that lesson too far."
"I didn’t feel allowed to not know whether I wanted a child someday. It was either/or, with character assumptions attached to each."
"The line conveys a message that seems at odds with the rest of the film."
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"What I needed was to be mothered. But, because I didn’t trust my own mother, I decided I’d have to do it myself."
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"It’s expected that we have a father to walk us down the aisle, a mother to be our everything. What about those of us who don’t have these relationships?"
"The allegation that I had been somehow inappropriate, the implication that I might be harming my son in some way... hit me in an emotional place."
After a brief conversation, the doctor hangs up the phone and tells the parents, “Yeah, that’s gonna be a no. Best of luck to you.”