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Re: If Mercy and Adam had a kid how would Jesse feel?
« Reply #15 on: August 24, 2010, 04:20:26 pm »
But you have to think that Mercy would probably understand and support Jesse, they are pretty close and Adam definitly wouldn't leave Jesse hanging.
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Re: If Mercy and Adam had a kid how would Jesse feel?
« Reply #16 on: August 28, 2010, 08:39:53 pm »
I think that Jesse would be happy for Mercy and Adam and would love being Aunt Jesse seeing how mature she is. I think most of the jealousy would be from the pack females. the fact that Mercy is able to have children while they can't would be a sore spot with them.  :-\

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Re: If Mercy and Adam had a kid how would Jesse feel?
« Reply #17 on: August 29, 2010, 06:38:03 am »
But they support Adam and Mercy as a couple and the fact that they all love Jesse might mean they wouldn't be too jelous.
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Re: If Mercy and Adam had a kid how would Jesse feel?
« Reply #18 on: August 29, 2010, 06:46:26 am »
But the focus of the female werewolves and even the human mates wont be on Jesse it would be on Mercy. There is going to be some resentment at least, especially since Mercy is not a werewolf or fully human, if she was able to bear healthy children and even the possibility of a werewolf baby.  Mercy faced that in Aspen Creek and to some extent in Silver especially with Mary Jo.
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Re: If Mercy and Adam had a kid how would Jesse feel?
« Reply #19 on: August 29, 2010, 07:29:08 am »
Well if that happens lets hope that the pack has enough respect as to not go to violence as most wolves tend to
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Re: If Mercy and Adam had a kid how would Jesse feel?
« Reply #20 on: August 29, 2010, 07:38:36 am »
I very much doubt that will happen - Adam will go ballistic but there will be tensions and its human nature. You cant help wanting things especially if you cant have them.
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Re: If Mercy and Adam had a kid how would Jesse feel?
« Reply #21 on: August 29, 2010, 01:14:32 pm »
Very true :D
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Re: If Mercy and Adam had a kid how would Jesse feel?
« Reply #22 on: August 29, 2010, 02:27:01 pm »
My first thought was to consider the hysterics my little brother had when my parents were considering adopting a third child.  He was about fourteen (I'm two years older), normally mature and emotionally stable, and LOVES kids... my parents figured I'd be 'whatever, as long as you don't make me change dirty diapers all the time' about the idea, and my brother would be overjoyed. 

He flipped out, and we remained a happy family of four. 


Now, I don't think Jesse would freak out and throw a fit about the idea.  She seems like she would be all in favor of the idea, but with mixed emotions as others have listed above (slightly jealous, nervous about whether Mercy might have a difficult pregnancy or a miscarriage, happy about the new baby, pleased that Mercy and Adam are happy...)


But on the other hand, one never quite knows what insecurities a person is hiding.  I could see Jesse having a very real, deeply hidden fear that a new younger sibling would be a shapeshifter... and therefore fit in better with Mercy and Adam - and the supernatural world that they live in - than she herself does... and that she would get increasingly left out of their lives. 

Add to that the fact that she will soon be leaving for college:  It's very difficult sometimes to be out of the loop.  Especially if the parents have someone new to be doting on.  For instance, I've always been the type to forget to call home for three weeks or so... but when my dad started making French toast breakfasts every Sunday for my brother and one of our cousins (she goes to the same college as my brother, much closer to home than I am), I felt really left out... never mind that I don't even like French toast.

Just something to consider. 


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Re: If Mercy and Adam had a kid how would Jesse feel?
« Reply #23 on: August 29, 2010, 03:57:30 pm »
I never thought of it that way.
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Re: If Mercy and Adam had a kid how would Jesse feel?
« Reply #24 on: August 29, 2010, 04:05:52 pm »
Those are all very good points Kyria. I can see them being issues but not big enough to cause any serious division, just something that will cause some tears and conversations.
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Re: If Mercy and Adam had a kid how would Jesse feel?
« Reply #25 on: August 29, 2010, 05:38:51 pm »
Well we all know it wouldn't be Mercy if there wasn't some kind of drama. O)
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Re: If Mercy and Adam had a kid how would Jesse feel?
« Reply #26 on: February 07, 2011, 12:11:55 pm »
Nah, Jessie is totally secure in knowing that Adam loves her, and has always had Mercy's support too.  Also she's really level headed as well and has a good bit of personal integrity that she's learned from her Pop.  She'd be glad to have someone she can be a big sis to.  She might possibly have a few twinges of jealousy because she's only human, but they wouldn't last too long, and Mercy would spot the body language of that quick as she could and give her a hug of reassurance.. (hey, that's how I see it!)
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Re: If Mercy and Adam had a kid how would Jesse feel?
« Reply #27 on: February 07, 2011, 12:42:19 pm »
Body language & scent... gotta love the synergy there!  I suspect she might be relieved that they have someone to draw their attention from her as she forges out on her own.
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Re: If Mercy and Adam had a kid how would Jesse feel?
« Reply #28 on: December 06, 2011, 11:56:39 pm »
Hmm, maybe I'm the only one but I can see her being extatic. She will have a sibling, Mercy and Adam will be happy, and she will be old enough that a new baby won't totally change her lifestyle. Actually she would be more like an aunt to the baby than an older sister.

I agree.

Kyria, you are right though, you never know what would happen no matter how sure you are about her security.
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Re: If Mercy and Adam had a kid how would Jesse feel?
« Reply #29 on: December 07, 2011, 08:28:53 am »
Nah, Jessie is totally secure in knowing that Adam loves her, and has always had Mercy's support too.
I agree... mostly.
BUT... just because you know something, doesn't mean you *know* it. For instance, I know that rappelling is pretty much totally safe.  I've done it before.  I do a double safety-check and inspect my own equipment every time, and I never climb or rappel without someone I trust on belay.  And still, nothing in the world can convince my gut that I'm not about to plummet to my grisly death.  (I avoid rappelling whenever possible but it is an important skill for rock climbing.  And I love climbing.)

The same can be true of almost anything.  Even if Jesse wants and totally supports Adam and Mercy having a child... it doesn't mean there isn't an irrational (and I repeat: it's irrational and she KNOWS it's irrational) fear in her gut that the baby will somehow reduce her father's love for her.

Or, in a mostly-unrelated vane - if you were Jesse, knowing how many disasters Adam and Mercy have managed to get into thus far... wouldn't you be worried about, in a general sense (and beyond the obvious worrying about Adam and Mercy because you love them) "What happens to me if Dad and Mercy die?  If something happens to them, will I have to raise the baby? And if I don't, who will take care of it?  What if something happens to the baby?  Dad would go crazy if that happened... what if he did something bad like hurt Mercy or me because he lost control over the baby being hurt?"