"No words can capture the excitement and joy I feel about becoming a father. I am so in love with you @el_peego and thank you for giving me this incredible gift," Schulman wrote. "You inspire and excite me every day." He also linked to an extensive and intimate essay the pair published on ATTN:.
IT'S A GIRL! 👶🏼 No words can capture the excitement and joy I feel about becoming a father. I am so in love with you @el_peego and thank you for giving me this incredible gift. You inspire and excite me every day. Big thanks to @arnold_daniel for his beautiful photos and @attndotcom for publishing our story. link in bio 😍
It's a lot. If you ever wanted to read a stream-of-consciousness narration of a stranger's pregnancy and everything that follows, read up. But the most interesting part of Perlongo's personal essay is the why.
"I’m writing this because I believe baby-making times are strange for the growing population of girls like me (and most modern couples for that matter) and we shouldn’t feel dumb talking about the stuff that makes us wonder if we should stop procreating altogether," she explains. "We live in an ever-evolving world that breeds new skill sets, but also new fears in how successfully we can translate this world to family life."
We're all about having open and honest conversations when it comes to sex, relationships, pregnancy, and parenting, so more power to Ms. Perlongo.
Here's a recap of the, erm, highlights.