Would you be comfortable with your [male] SO donating to a sperm bank?

posted 3 years ago in Intimacy
  • poll: Would YOU be comfortable with your [male] SO donating to a sperm bank?
    Yes, I would be fine with this. We'd be helping another. : (28 votes)
    11 %
    Yes, I would be fine with this. Extra cash is good in my books. : (22 votes)
    9 %
    No, I would not be comfortable with this. : (192 votes)
    78 %
    Other. : (4 votes)
    2 %
  • Post # 3
    Member
    8518 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: April 2014

    I’d be fine with it. Its not like he’d be having sex with tons of women and therefore having tons of babies all over the place. They really wouldnt even be “his.” 

    Post # 4
    Member
    8418 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: April 2013

    @ScottishMrs:  I wouldn’t care, we’re not planning on having kids.  However, I doubt my husband would ever agree to it because he doesn’t want to get slapped with some paternity suit, no matter how unlikely it may be.

    Post # 5
    Member
    3598 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: December 2011

    Nope.  He didn’t have kids before we met, so the only children he will be biologically fathering will be with me.

    Post # 6
    Member
    2696 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: June 2012

    I would NOT be ok with this. Prior to meeting me, of course I can’t control that, but there’s no way I’d support DH doing something like that. We have a child, and knowing she has half-siblings out there would upset me.

    Post # 7
    Member
    1287 posts
    Bumble bee

    Nope. I asked FI about this before.   He said he didn’t want any more of his little offsprings running around out in the world. 1 was enough… he said he’d come up with a better way to make cash than jack off into a cup.

    Post # 8
    Member
    1018 posts
    Bumble bee

    @ScottishMrs:  We were just talking about this! Neither of us want kids but are pretty sure we are able to have kids so I don’t think either of us would mind donating sperm/eggs EXCEPT we were joking around that the child might try to come find us one day lol

    I think it’d be weird 20 years later when you see a guy walking around that looks just like your SO did at that age and you CAN’T HELP but wonder lol

    Post # 9
    Member
    2687 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: September 2015 - Ketchum, ID

    @ScottishMrs:  we’ve thought about it, but he has red hair, so he couldn’t do it anyway. 

    Post # 11
    Member
    1302 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

    No way, he would never do this.

    Post # 12
    Member
    6504 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: June 2013

    Hmm I’m not sure. If we decided we for sure didn’t want kids I would be okay with it. If we do have kids I’m not sure I would want him too.

    Post # 13
    Hostess
    15072 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2011

    He doesn’t have sperm anymore, but if he did, I wouldn’t care. I’m of the mindset that it would be helping a couple have a baby to grow and nourish as their own, and what a great gift it would be to help make that happen. I would make a stipulation that it could only go to a couple and could not be used for research purposes.

    Post # 14
    Member
    1327 posts
    Bumble bee

    SO would definitely not be interested.  Me…I probably wouldn’t be comfortable with the idea either.  But I have to say, if I were a guy and I really needed money, I’d look into it!

    Post # 15
    Member
    352 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: June 2014

    Definitely wouldn’t be comfortable with this.

    If we needed extra money, we/he/I would get a part time side job!

    Post # 16
    Member
    856 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: July 2013

    @mrspinesol:  you can’t donate sperm if you have red hair?! Why?

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