October 8, 2008 12:52pm CST
Even now there are people out there who prefer son to a daughter. Have you ever encountered this kind of gender bias?
5 responses
@wertiop (10)
• Mexico
8 Oct 08
Yes i have,i hate that kind of thought but if (example)i had 3 dauthers and a bady is coming...well...yea i would like a son but at the end is all up to god...hmm i yust descrie the Charlie Sheen situation
9 Oct 08
in the end, a daughter will be the one to better care for her mother and understand her better.
• Philippines
19 Apr 09
i think it's not good to be biased about gender. though male is more dominant and strong, maybe that's why many people prefer son. but it's God's gift, whether a boy or a girl they are both lovely!
@maximax8 (31053)
• United Kingdom
9 Oct 08
I know a lady that was pregnant at the same time as I was with my last child. She had two boys already and then had an ultrasound that said it was another boy and it was. She was really sad because she really wanted a girl. She got pregnant again and then sadly had a miscarriage. So she gave up wanting to have another baby. She got pregnant again during a time she thought she wouldn't. An ultrasound has said it is a girl and then another ultrasound said the same. She is delighted and can't wait for her baby girl to be born. I have a thirteen year old son and a sixteen month old son. I would dearly love to have a daughter. I have read about a girl diet, position and timing. I am not sure that would work. I have read about success and failure in ladies following their dream to get their desired gender. My sister has a boy 11, a boy 8, a girl 5 and a girl 2. That is the perfect gender balanced family.
@zeroflashx2 (2491)
• Philippines
9 Oct 08
Well, I don't have any preference to the gender especially if they were my kids. As long as they are healthy I would be more than thankful for that. Well, for some though it's not actually bias to choose. Just like our friend's example when the family already has, let's say, 5 sons. It would be great to have a daughter at least.
@brando10 (174)
• Philippines
19 Oct 08
I do have friends who do have kids and have gender biases. Good thing my parents did not have bias on my brothers and sisters. I think having gender bias would greatly affect the upbringing of a child or someone. Whether be it as a male or female, comparison should not be too rough.