Hi everyone this is my first time in any support group, but

Hi everyone this is my first time in any support group, but I could use some people to talk to. I was diagnosed with premature ovarian failure at 17. This year I turned 33 and have been on hormone replacement therapy on and off for the past 7 years. It helps with the physical symptoms such as hot flashes but not the psychological aspects. As I get older and everyone has children I've been increasingly saddened by the fact that I cannot create my own family. Both of my parents passed before I was 20 years old leaving just me and my sister. She's been married now and has a five-year-old which makes me happy and sad all at the same time.
The reason for me joining today is that I keep waking up sobbing thinking I will always be alone since I cannot create my own family. Even though I've had this diagnosis for over 15 years, it still gets to me and I needed to share today and ask for some advice. What do you ladies do when these feelings come on, there must be some of you who feel the same way?! Thanks for listening thanks for listening

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CKBlossom's picture
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Jan 15

I am curious, it seems your sadness stems from not becoming a mother, have you considered surrogacy, fostering, adoption...in order to become a mom?

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