Most Helpful Girl
Only people who didn't want to be parents or the ones who didn't adequately prepare are selfish. I'd give up my life for my child if it was in their best interest, but that's only because I've been waiting my whole life to be a mom. Just like some people would kill for love, it's all they've lived for, so if taken away they don't want to live anymore.
Most Helpful Guy
What a great question! My theory is that parents think of their children as being a gift to them, to make the parents happy. The child fulfills them as human beings. Instead they should be considering their role in the child's life rather than the child's role in theirs.