Khloe Kardashian Is Lying to Herself About Infertility

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Khloe KardashianKhloe Kardashian is the favorite sister of many for a lot of reasons, but primarily because she's so honest and so relatable. She may a Kardashian, but she doesn't live in a fairytale, and she doesn't try to make us believe she does ... until it comes to her struggles with infertility.

She recently made some comments that sound so positive and just like what any good friend would tell her to boost her spirits. But they also don't ring especially true. She told People recently that she's relieved she's hasn't gotten pregnant yet.

... looking back, I think everything happens for a reason. I think, 'Gosh, what if I did get pregnant last season or a few months ago?' Or what if I had a newborn baby and all this [NBA] trade stuff happened? I don't think I could have dealt with everything at one time. Doing this trade and my husband's emotions and going through all that is so stressful.

I hope she truly embraces that positive attitude, but I have my doubts. I don't blame her though.

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As someone who went through years upon years of infertility and heartbreak, it sounds exactly like the kind of things I used to tell myself. But the truth was I didn't believe any of it. All I wanted was a baby, and I didn't think there was any reason good enough that I shouldn't have one while the whole world seemingly did.

The thing is you have to really lie to yourself when you're going through infertility and try to believe things like this, otherwise you'll go mad. So you put on a happy face, say things like you're glad you didn't get pregnant when you thought you wanted to, and that you know it will happen when the time is right, and try to convince yourself it's true. But it isn't.

That doesn't mean you can't admit that it's hard as hell too, but focusing on the positive as much as possible helps. Sinking in grief and disappointment doesn't help anyone.

Khloe admits she hopes it happens soon. She told the magazine "Maybe Dallas will bring a baby. We're definitely trying to have kids. Everything will happen when it's meant to be." She said documenting every ovulation and cycle was too stressful, so they've stopped. "Lamar and I definitely are letting nature take its course." And if that course leads to a sex swing -- as previews for the upcoming season of premiere of Khloe & Lamar promise -- then so be it.

Khloe is strong, and while there may be pain behind her positive attitude, she serves as an inspiration to others going through infertility. It's a dark place to be, but  that kind of hope and acceptance are often the only things that can help women facing it.

Does Khloe Kardashian's attitude about infertility inspire you? Do you think there's pain behind her words though?

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fanci64 fanci64

I love Khloe and Lamar and wish them the best on there baby plans. Its hard for any one to admit when there is a fertility problem. Having a baby is supposed to be the most natural thing in the world but its not that easy for everyone. I wish them all the luck and love in the world. You are a beautiful and wonderful couple and you inspire the love in all of us. Hugs and kisses

BeSwe... BeSweet707

Totally agree with this article. I wish them the best and I hope they get blessed with a baby soon :)

kelti... kelticmom

Or here is a random thought, "Maybe God knows what is best for her and Lamar right now, and she is right, being pregnant or having a newborn and going through that trade and move would have been too stressful, so it was His plan for them to not be pregnant right now." Say what you want about the Kardashian's but they have always been upfront about their Christian beliefs. So it seems a little judgy and mean to insinuate that a higher power couldn't possibly have a plan for her and Lamar and their family, and that she just ought to face the fact that she is a dried up prune and needs to accept the fact.

nonmember avatar hs

Kelticmom took the words out of my mouth. She's looking at the bigger picture and counting her blessings. If there are fertility issues at least now she's moved and has a chance to settle before trying again. One stress at a time.

femal... femaleMIKE

Don't forget that Chloe is an entertainer.  We don't really know for sure if this is the truth(wanting a baby and its not happening).  This may just be something to cause more drama for the show.  She may have been on birth control all these years and when she does decide its time she will stop taking it.  

It would make an interesting storyline for the show watching them go to the clinic.  I can just picture them doing the ultrasound to count the follicles.  Kim attempting to give Chloe her injections etc 

Just an idea that I had

nonmember avatar Anowscara

I agree there are likely pain behind her words, but she should be allowed to keep that part to herself. She seems like a very strong woman and if she can find a way to count her blessings, even when things are not going the way she would've preferred, then I say good for her, and we should let her have that, rather than trying to tear down a woman who obviously has enough heartache in her life right now.

nonmember avatar Alana

I think it's weird that we're so obsessed with these complete strangers that we think we know them better than they know themselves. You're personal experiences don't mean you know her, no matter how much you watch her tv.

nonmember avatar KC

Really? They've been married 2 going on 3 years? Sometimes the stress of wanting a baby can prevent you from having a baby. You know there's only like a 25% chance of getting pregnant every month. It's not the easiest thing to do. Stress can affect our periods, which in turn affects when we ovulate. Why is everyone talking so ignorantly in here. So every one in this room got pregnant right away or when you wanted? Or immediately thought that they were infertile and immediately got treatments? Anyone actually just say whenever it happens it happens and eventually get pregnant, without thinking it was infertility? Let them just enjoy being married without speculation that she's in denial. Khloe and Lamar will have a beautiful baby when the time is right.

Charm... CharmingKiki

What she's saying sounds exactly like what *I* tell people when I don't want their opinion about why I'm having trouble sustaining a pregnancy. It's a horrible, stressful thing (regardless of whether you know the physical reason or chose to believe in some divine intervention) and it's no one else's business. If she was doing an interview railing against fate and cursing modern medicine we'd judge her for that too, and likely less favorably.

She's a brave girl to talk about it at ALL, regardless.

femal... femaleMIKE

^Charmingkiki, so true.  I have my own stmts that I say to make people back off..  I tell people I don't want any kids.

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