Stop making decisions for your man. Ask him what he wants

A sad pregnant woman. Before getting pregnant, ask your man where he stands. PHOTO| FOTOSEARCH

What you need to know:

  • With regard to matters of the heart, go with the facts.
  • The first step out of getting unpleasant surprises is asking questions.

A few weekends ago, I stumbled into a baby shower. The woman of the day was expecting twins. While this would be a joyous occasion for most women, she was the saddest thing I had seen in a long time. You see, she is already a mother of two and before this pregnancy, her husband and she had agreed that they would not have any more children. Then she got broody and her friends advised her to just fall pregnant, that he would come around. Well, eight months in, he hadn’t. In fact, he hadn’t spoken to her for weeks.

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