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‘I Felt Seen’: Childless Women React To Jennifer Aniston’s IVF Story
Published by Huffington Post. Read the full article here.
The actor revealed she had a challenging journey on “the baby-making road,” giving voice to many who use fertility treatments but don’t become parents.
Jennifer Aniston was considered the girl next door. She fell in love with America’s heartthrob, married him and … never had a baby. For years, the paparazzi focused with cutting precision on the shape of her abdomen, speculating, was she or wasn’t she?
Aniston somehow endured this media frenzy while keeping her personal fertility journey private. But now, in a new interview with Allure, she says she has “nothing to hide.”
“It was really hard. I was going through IVF, drinking Chinese teas, you name it. I was throwing everything at it,” Aniston, 53, told the outlet.
If the perfect girl beamed into our televisions via nonstop syndication couldn’t have a baby, then, truly, it could happen to anyone. And if she picked up the pieces of that heartbreak and went on to have a successful career and a fulfilling life — what might that mean for the rest of us?