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Old 10-06-2012, 03:42 PM   #9
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Re: Do you ever feel judged regarding not circumcising?

Originally Posted by kushie tushie View Post
I try not to use the word mutilate (though it is how I feel) b/c I know its hurtful.
Circ (be it male or female) is genital mutilation by definition.

Amanda . Blaming my phone for typos and crap.
I get what you're saying. Though if a parent chooses to circ I don't think it's mutilation. And again I'm pro-intact but pro-mind my own business too.

As far as the term, eh, it's subjective IMO and wiki isn't exactly the be all to end all in the medical community. If I remember correctly actual peer reviewed scientific items don't view circumcising as mutilation [on that I can't be 100% sure though because I just don't spend my time thinking that much about other penis' outside of this site anyway.]

Thanks for the hugs though. It really doesn't hurt me per say because like I said though my first son is circ'ed, he's perfect to me
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