Whose Timeline Are You On?

Whose Timeline Are You On?

I remember years ago, (I’m talking in my ‘twenties!) a good friend was telling me about how she and her husband were trying to get pregnant. They had just gotten married a few months before, and this was exciting news. “That’s great!” I said, pretty reflexively.  

And then I said, “You are right on schedule!

I kept smiling. Because my friend wasn't.

Not at all. There was a bit of an uncomfortable silence…