A year ago, returning from a business trip, I stopped by my friends and involuntarily witnessed a discussion of the life situation in which there was one woman who decided to have a child from a married man. The discussion was quite emotional, sometimes opinions were directly opposite. They also turned to me with a request to express their opinion.
I replied that only a serious, deep conversation with this woman would help clarify the situation, and it would be possible to offer options for her harmonious resolution. To my surprise, two days later she came to me for a consultation.
As it turned out, having decided to give birth to a child from her beloved man, Nina, this was the name of this woman, shared her intention with loved ones, an adult couple, whose opinion she valued. They were a great authority for her. Contrary to her expectations, they reacted to such news sharply negatively, believing that giving birth to a child from a married man and raising him in an incomplete family would doom him to a difficult fate in advance.
Her joy gave way to fright and she came to me in dismay. Continue reading