Casey Samms would love to have a baby.
But she's having trouble finding Mr. Right to help her with this.
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I'm 35 years old, which isn't bad, but my copy of A Young Women's Guide to the Joy of Impending Motherhood tells me time is running out to have a baby. I don't know why I'm taking the advice of a book that's been around for sixty years, but I've been reading it since I was twelve, so the words have kind of stuck. I've wanted a baby forever, but it's impossible for me to find the right guy. My list of past boyfriends is embarrassingly long, a point my roommates J.B. and Cooper keep pointing out to me but how can I help it if I attract the wrong type of guy?
No more men. I'm going to do this the old-fashioned, artificial way. But then...
David, the only decent boyfriend I've ever had just shows up in the wine store one day. Can I convince him to stick around long enough to help me out with my baby plan?
Or do I really need to?