Sidenote: Why aren't MY students telling funny stories or saying funny things this year?! Why the face?!*
Ahem. Anyway. Apparently, Patty was talking to a young girl - 16ish, I believe. She made it clear that she and her boyfriend are sexually active. GO.
Patty: What kind of birth control are you using?
Girl: Oh, I don't believe in birth control.
Patty: Ummmm? What? Why??? What if you get pregnant?
Girl: Well, I know I'm making risky choices and I'll just have to deal with the consequences. If I get pregnant, then, oh well, I'll just have to figure it out somehow.
Girl: Anyways, it runs in my family.
Girl: Yeah. My mom had me when she was 16. Young pregnancies run in my family.
Patty: ??? No. They don't run in the family. Teen pregnancy isn't blond hair or brown eyes. This is actually something you can do something about.
I love the idea of this girl saying that teen pregnancy runs in her family. Le sigh. Just something for all of you to ponder, I suppose.
*I apologize for my prevalent usage of the phrase "Why the face?!" as of late. But...did anyone watch Modern Family last week? If so, you will get the joke. If you didn't, then please try and watch the pilot online. It is actually really funny, and this is my favorite part. To summarize: the dad is talking about how he's a really really cool dad, because he texts and knows all the lingo. He then proceeds to say "LOL, laugh out loud. OMG, oh my god. WTF, why the face." I just about peed my pants at this part, and I have not been able to stop myself from exploding in laughter whenever I think about it.
Okay, I just found the clip on YouTube - PLEASE WATCH IT. I wish I knew how to embed a YouTube video on this blog like so many of you web-savvy kids are doing these days. Some help, please? :)