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  Reply # 280801 9-Dec-2009 14:00
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My exorbitant consultancy invoice is in the mail ;-)

Hope all goes well with your friend, and that her family do fully support her, eventually ...

My thoughts are no longer my own and is probably representative of our media-controlled government

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  Reply # 280819 9-Dec-2009 14:19
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RedBull: Ok... so my mate found out today that she is pregnant... she is 17.
She is FREAAAKING OUT.. And has no idea to do. She doesnt know if she should tell her parents or not? becuase they are strict? she doesnt have many people to talk to.

Any way i can help her??!?

Thanks x


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  Reply # 280912 9-Dec-2009 17:21
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Have and raise the baby
Have the baby and give it up for adoption

Either way the decision is best made with the support of family and close friends.

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  Reply # 281175 10-Dec-2009 12:17
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I agree with SepticSceptic; She needs to sit down with her parents and discuss these things; on what to do next. Teenage pregnancies are a growing number in NZ; and although her parents maybe strict; guess who will be there to help her through the whole ordeal----HER PARENTS----.

Yes they will be disappointed and yes not pleased at all, however this is what she has to face for the situation she is in. But alas, she will need to tell them anyway.

As a parent of 4 girls, I can say hand on heart; that as a parent you do everything you can do, to support your child; as you will if you decide to keep your baby. You have the unconditional love no matter what they do or what disappointments they chuck at you. This I am sure her parents will do as well - along with the long lecture that she will inevitably face.

In the end "BITE THE BULLET" and tell them and as a friend you should encourage her to do so; as they will be the ones that will support her both physically; emotionally and financially; as her friend of an age as young as you, I would say you are not equipped to be able to provide this for her. (However still be there to emotionally support her; I am sure you can do this) She needs her mum right now. This will be the best friend that will help her through this whole situation.

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  Reply # 282278 14-Dec-2009 13:33
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Adamal: She should also talk with the guy who got her in that state and plan about what they BOTH want to do. They're both guilty partners in crime in this one.

I agree... it takes two


Anyway, they need to talk it over, maybe with their parents, or a doctor, someone close who they can get good advice from it, because at that age, it would be a big responsibility to bring a child into the world

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