The bartender says to the activist, “what can I get you?”
The activist replies, “Water. I don’t drink anything but water. Soda, juice… all bad! They’re full of sugar. Alcohol is poisonous to the body, mind and spirit. It erodes the liver, its addictive, it deteriorates the skin, decreases your response time in emergency situations… And do I even have to mention driving while under the influence of alcohol?!? Drinking is BAD! No, I would never drink alcohol AND no one else should either!”
The Doula, looks at the Activist ands says, “Wow, I am so impressed by you. You have such strong convictions about this. Clearly you are a woman who knows what’s important to you. It is rare to see someone so true to themselves. You are a strong lady if I’ve ever seen one!”
The activist smiles, folds her arms and gives the bartender a “see, I told ya so” kind of smirk…
The Doula looks at the bartender and says, “I’ll have a rum and coke!”
Only being supportive of those you agree with is severely closed-minded.
There seems to be a bit of confusion in the Doula world surrounding our role of support. If you are reading this blog, I am sure you know the answer to questions like…
What is a Doula?
Should I hire a Doula?
Why do I need a Doula?
How much does a Doula cost?
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