'Pregnant Man' Thomas Beatie's Marriage Shocker Makes Him More 'Normal' (VIDEO)

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Thomas Beatie Pregnant ManSad news, folks. Thomas Beatie and wife Nancy have separated. What? You don't know the name? Maybe this will ring a few bells: in 2008, he became known as the "pregnant man" when he delivered the couple's daughter, Susan.

The fact that he went on to deliver two more babies, despite having undergone gender reassignment surgery that allowed him to live legally as a man with a uterus, made Beatie something of a mystical being. Here was a man born a woman who actually bested Mother Nature! What would he do next? Leap high buildings in a single bound?

So much for superhero status.

It turns out Beatie is just like the rest of us. As he said on The Doctors:

Like all marriages, we have our ups and downs, and we’re going through a rough patch right now. At the moment, we’re separated.

Of course his harshest critics are jumping all over this announcement, pointing at his tummy and blaming the Beatie's "alternative" lifestyle. They're clutching their pearls and climbing up on soapboxes to get all gleeful about being able to say "I told you so." After all, nothing makes a bigot happier than being able to feel better about their own sad existence by delighting in someone else's misery.

Too bad the Beaties' separation proves absolutely bupkus about the repercussions of being a "pregnant man" or two people born as women getting together.

So-called "normal" couples get separated all the time. It sucks, but it happens. And we don't blame them for having kids the old-fashioned way or daring to be born with different genders.

Have they looked at the latest marriage and divorce statistics? According to the CDC, we're at the 50/50 mark, folks. Fifty percent of marriages are ending in divorce. That means all sorts of people doing things the "right" way, right down to some boring old vanilla procreation, are seeing it all fizzle in front of them.

If we really want to fix the world, how about we find a way to keep those folks together? There are a lot more of them then there are "pregnant men." Get a look at what Beatie -- and those kids -- look like today:

What do you wish you could say to Thomas Beatie and his wife today?

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Stacey. Stacey.

That is a she. If you can give birth, you're a woman, point blank. Her whole life is a rough patch, and I think its disgusting she would give birth whle trying to love as a man. Just because she is confused, doesnt mean those children need to be.

jessi... jessicasmom1

eh... I am lost how did he have susan? it could not been the wife's child 

Billie Jo Evans

Stacey you're delusional to think your way of "normal" is the final and correct way to live a life. People like you make me sick, I bet you're one of those people who are severely depressed because you feel as though you can't reach the correct level of perfection. Go climb under a rock, it would make us all feel a WHOLE lot better.

Stacey. Stacey.

*live not love

nonmember avatar blh

What the hell is the point of getting a sex change then wanting to give birth?? I pity these people alot, they have to be extremely unhappy and have alot of issues but that is a woman. Just because you want to be something else doesn't mean you are.

Matth... Matthewsmama75

Totally agree with Stacy! She is a women inside and people need to stop calling her a man! It makes me sick that she does not want to be a women but still wants all the perks of being a women like having children.

Katrina Miller

It's amazing that this crap is still such in issue in 2012. Why do you care? Love it love. It doesn't matter, race, creed, gender or otherwise. We are all human and we ALL deserve to be who we are w/o judgement. This isn't a "gay" issue, or "transgender" issue, it's a human issue. If you don't believe in it, fine, don't participate. It in no way effects anyone but the people living that person's life. Lay off and move on. Sad that they are seperated though. Any marriage deserves the best chance and it's tragic to see one fail, especially with children. Best of luck to the Beatties.

fave82 fave82

I don't care how anyone lives their life. But that isn't a man.

bills... billsfan1104

She is not a man. You cannot have it both ways. You cannot claim yourself a man and then keep your woman parts, so you can give birth. This is not being bigoted or anything. Its a fact.

Stacey. Stacey.

@Billiejo, excuse me LOL I love my life! I am far from depressed, I love myself flaws and all because I accept who I am and dont try to change it, as this woman does.

Besides Billie Jo, what I said isnt my "opinion". its a FACT that only WOMEN give birth! Are you really trying to say that isnt so?  There is no such thing as a pregnant man, never has been, never will be.

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