Three-Fifty: In other words, stupid people stay stupid.I wish adoption and abortion were more acceptable in this country. 'Sacrificing' oneself to raise a child through struggle is held up as some ultimate act of responsibility and honor. Wrong, sad, and sick. It really sucks for the kid and it sucks for society - but the moms get so much praise for being "brave", "strong", "amazing" and "unselfish." That's their reward. These are girls/women who want and get praise and positive reinforcement for having babies. Take away the "motherhood worship." and the problem would decrease. People pretty much ignore you if you have an abortion -- where's the fun in that?? You can't put pics of your non-pregnancy on Facebook.Bring back orphanages and see if Starbucks will add free contraception to the menu.
Cythraul: Just going by the one episode of that show that I wanted, they made the misery of their situation pretty obvious. This teenage kid got pregnant, started talking about the sacrifices she was going to make in order to make this new life as a teenage mom work. She was going to drop out of high school, work a part time job, socialize with her friends and maintain her hobbies, and go to community college to get a GED and later an associates, all the while trying to maintain a relationship with the baby's father and be a mother.
madcan34: Once again society celebrates idiocy
groppet: I thought teen pregnancy was actually down and that these train wreck shows were one of the reasons why.
shortymac: I know there's a lot of misinformation, etc when it comes to BC and pregnancy. You would think that after the first one they would use condoms and BC.BC should be free and plentiful, better 1 mistake than 2.
qorkfiend: Since getting pregnant originally was their path to fame and fortune, no, I'm not exactly surprised they're pregnant again...
SevenizGud: Oh so this show is bad, right? I mean, rewarding the fail is bad, right?Yet welfare is fine. We pay people to be parasites as a lifestyle for multiple generations, with queens shooting out career felons left and right. Yet you still vote for the dumbocraps?You are the opposite of a NIMBY. You don't want 16 year old pregnant girls on TV, but you DO want the culture that fosters that behavior to be institutionalized by one political party as part of a vote-breeding program. Good job dipshiat. YOU are the problem.
qorkfiend: madcan34: Once again society celebrates idiocyI think it's more than simply celebrating idiocy. These kinds of shows whitewash the consequences of pregnancy, with the overt message of "you can be famous if you get pregnant at 16" and a subtle hint of "it really wouldn't be that bad, look at how normal these people are".
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