New Trend of Boyfriend Fake-out Using Craigslist

I have to say, I am really disappointed in women today who would go to the trouble of faking out their boyfriends with the very real issue of pregnancy. It seems there has been a sudden insurgence of positive pregnancy tests being sold over Craigslist, marking a new low in trends to ‘fake-out’ your boyfriend. Really ladies? What is the point? Where some argue that making your boyfriend believe you are pregnant is a way to ‘keep him’, when the truth comes out that you lied – who wins?

This trend only speaks loudly of the need for women in this country, and in the world, to really claim their true divine feminine essence and stop messing around being half a woman. We are not defined by our ability to get pregnant, nor are our relationships ‘stable’ because we are with child. If you cannot build a solid foundation with someone based on who you really are, then you have no business bringing a child into the relationship anyway, real or made-up.

Even more disgusting is the latest article I read stating that women are using these ‘fake tests’ to get a ‘fake abortion’, tricking boyfriends and family members into giving them cash to support the procedure, which they then use for luxury and travel.  Really?  I am shocked.  What does this say about women today?

In this day and age we are surrounded by negative female archetypes showing us degraded and sexually defiled versions of our females selves. We do not have enough courageous, beautiful, confident, spiritual role models to emulate and look for as the truth we wish to embody. Instead, we are left to make up that woman ourselves, to find her within. If we are too scared to pull the one out of the hat that is lurking behind our name and face, we more often shamefully act out the unimpressive, irresponsible show-play of another woman who couldn’t find herself- yet wasn’t afraid to become famous.

The ads on Craigslist are from pregnant women who are willingly selling their positive tests to other women who want to fake out their boyfriends with the ‘good news’ that they too are with child. Hmmm. I wonder how long that story can last? Is the asked for price of $25-$30 really worth the lie you are actually selling? The broken relationship, the mis-trust and fear that will undoubtedly be stirred in the unsuspecting men? Already, there are men in this world who do not trust the results of a simple test, wondering deep down if their girlfriend is trying to trick them into staying. Is this really the kind of attitude we want to cultivate in this world?

And now, with the new low of a pretend abortion threatens a very real and intense process that many women choose to face, and hope to do so in a private, cared for manner.  With these new scandals, women who are truthfully going through the painful choice of keeping a child or not will be faced with possible skepticism and distrust from those who might come to know of her decision, including those closest to her.  True, if you are a truthful, honest person, this should not be an issue, but in today’s world – people are easily persuaded to disbelieve.

Pregnancy, when it really happens, is a beautiful and miraculous thing. A blessing. A gift. We have degraded even this sacred act to be one of ownership and control. We have used our children to secure our own needs and to propagate unhealthy relationships under the guise of ‘what is best’ for the kids. What is best is that we grown-ups get our heads out of our backsides and start living from a place of responsibility, authenticity and truth. We need to trust that when we express our best selves, that life delivers the goods – the true goods – to us. All will ‘work out for us’ when we believe in ourselves, who we are and what we came here to do – if even just to be REAL.

Is it really worth the trip to the tropics or that new pair of shoes to fake out your boyfriend with lies of pregnancy and abortion?

Craigslist has been a place of treasure-hunting and discovery to this generation. The place people can go to find a job, a friend, a free couch, place to stay or ride across the country. Will we use this tool to deceive those we claim to love most? Will we use it to empower others to deceive? I am both embarrassed and ashamed of those sisters who would pull such a stunt in the name of love or revenge. This new trend of faking out your boyfriend using a Craigslist purchased pregnancy test is pretty low on the totem pole. Women, it’s time to rise up and be who you were born to be. Find yourself and be true to her. She is beautiful. I promise.

(Op-Ed)

Written by: Stasia Bliss

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19 Responses to "New Trend of Boyfriend Fake-out Using Craigslist"

  1. Marcus   September 2, 2013 at 2:12 pm

    I think the entire point of courtship, from a female perspective, is to test a prospective mate, in order to determine if they will stay around and “man up” to fatherhood, in the long term. This seems like an effective method of forcing the issue and testing the male’s commitment, with realistic stressors. Of course the female can always claim a spontaneous miscarriage (toilet birth) but, if all signs are “go”, she could then know that she was not wasting her short mate-selection window, on a loser or a dud . Women (on the whole) want commitment and responsibility … Stability and dependability … They only have a few short years to select a truly adequate mate. … Kinda sneaky, fer sher but it is also common for women to get pregnant by means of mating with a stud and then latching onto an older, richer man who has a well-feathered nest. … Like birds, really.

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    • Marc   September 2, 2013 at 3:12 pm

      So your saying its a validation test. Life doesn’t come with a guarantee. This is deceitful no matter how it’s sliced. Ladies learn to look for the tell tales of a good mate instead of looking for cool and popular. How he conducts himself with any responsibility will tell you something about his greatest responsibility.

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  2. drea   September 2, 2013 at 1:59 pm

    Wow. I can’t believe this is a real thing…but hell. Michael…”As a woman” I did not mind her use of the language. Nor did I feel lectured as a whole gender. Perhaps you have a masculine name…or you are a dude. Thanks for sticking up for the gender, but it seems like you did not read the article.

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  3. Marc   September 2, 2013 at 1:54 pm

    Where is the consciousness of cause and effect? Very disturbing that no thought as to a consequence of this sort of behavior enters the mind. It’s fraud and Craigslist is facilitating the action.

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  4. lc   September 2, 2013 at 1:54 pm

    Excuse me Jody, why do you have to start with racism? You obviously are a person with no conduct, morals, or manners of any sort. Ignorance is the problem with the entire human race, including yourself.

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  5. Lynette Anderson Harmon   September 2, 2013 at 1:53 pm

    Thank you Stasia. I am embarrased at what some women stoop to to make themselves feel better!

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  6. Harvey   September 2, 2013 at 1:47 pm

    Here’s a great way for women to set back feminism by at least 50 years.

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  7. John Smith   September 2, 2013 at 1:37 pm

    Well…that’s certainly a new one; I hadn’t considered it a possibility that women would start using the internet to more easily fake pregnancy tests. It’s not exactly what people have in mind when they talk about human ingenuity and the advance of technology in the information age…

    Of course, I think that overall the female gender still has the high ground by far when it comes to the deplorable actions of one’s own gender. I mean, sure, faked pregnancy tests and cutting off male genitalia are incredibly horrible things to do to a guy, but at least your gender (as far as I know) has yet to fall as low as gang-raping people in other countries. Not that my gender had any dignity left to lose, of course, but if we did, those type of horrifying and unredeeming events would certainly take it down a few…hundred…thousand pegs or so.

    So…good article, overall, is what I’m saying, I guess; further loss of faith in Humanity due to the subject matter notwithstanding, anyways.

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  8. Rosa   September 2, 2013 at 1:30 pm

    Thank you Statia!

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  9. akacheshire   September 2, 2013 at 1:27 pm

    maybe its for something intirely seperate than that issue.like piss tests or something else.a man runs faster away when a woman says shes pregnant..they runfaster than cougar!it dose not keep a man.it freaks them out and they leave.i bet its not for that i bet there using it for something else.

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  10. Mr Mike   September 2, 2013 at 1:24 pm

    Wait a minute. There are some people that would actually buy something that somebody else pee’ed on?

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    • Abq Ron   September 2, 2013 at 2:14 pm

      Ewww…. I hadn’t even thought of that….

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  11. Joe B   September 2, 2013 at 1:04 pm

    yeah, truth hurts

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  12. Joe B   September 2, 2013 at 1:03 pm

    Eve and Lilith have been after a man since the beginning of time. Are men really that stupid? Are women worth all the drama? This is what make the world go round, just like trailer park girls go round and round. So girls buy a push up bra and pantyhose, act like a slut and maybe you will get a man.

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  13. michael landers   September 2, 2013 at 1:02 pm

    Let’s see … 150 million females in the US, 3.5 billion femaies in the world. Some small number take part in this latest low-rent fad, and the author is all “….we, we, we…”… Really? 150 women, 500 women, 1000 women do something stupid, and the whole gender gets a lecture?

    What is the word I’m searching for …. hypocritical, ironic, mediocre, uninteligent? Something that captures the theme of trying to be a feminist while engaging in that which feminism most abhors — painting with a broad brush.

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    • Stasia Bliss   September 2, 2013 at 1:21 pm

      If you wouldn’t do it – then I am not talking to you. These women know who they are…and it can be anything like this – that degrades the feminine spirit. I am sure you are a high class lady. Blessings

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    • John Smith   September 2, 2013 at 1:42 pm

      Dear Mr Landers,

      I am greatly amused by your attempt at calling someone else “uninteligent” in your post where you presume to be intelligent yourself. Please continue to fail like this in the future.

      Sincerely,
      Irony.

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  14. D.G. Rodriguez   September 2, 2013 at 12:55 pm

    Jody, your blatant bigotry is equally as shameful as the actions of those women described in this article.

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  15. Jody   September 2, 2013 at 12:48 pm

    You see, Mexicans have already thought of this…long ago. Except they don’t have to buy a positive pregnancy test, they get pregnant at the drop of a hat. They also don’t care if the guy marries them, as long as there is money for child support.

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