childfree

HuffPost Personal
We need to stop asserting that there is one universally grand and best way to experience love.
Relationships
Not everyone wants to be a parent, and there are many benefits to making that decision.
HuffPost Personal
I want people to recognize this is my life, my family, and my body — without questioning me or judging me or trying to persuade me otherwise.
Impact
"It was a powerful relief to say it out loud and to hear someone else recognize it.”
Health
After one of them almost died from a fertility-related procedure, this couple decided that enough was enough.
Relationships
Therapists and child-free women offer their very best advice.
Women
Being childless isn’t selfish or automatically an inferior life choice.
Women
At the beginning of 2016, I took stock of 40+ years of talking about the childfree choice. As we near the end of this year, I'd like to do the same just for this past year, and this time widen the discussion a bit. What positive trends have we seen this past year? Here are six.
Parents
Parenting blogger Constance Hall shared a powerful letter.
Post 50
As age-related health issues make it tougher to get around and stay independent, most seniors at some point will rely on a family member for help. Usually, one or more adult children will step in to provide or arrange for care when that day comes.
Women
"I’m the round peg, and marriage is the square hole."
Women
In my interviews with over 100 happily married childfree couples (and in-depth interviews with 40 of them), I found many interesting parallels.
Parents
I’ve never been someone who had a burning desire to be a mom. I never liked babysitting. The one and only time I did it at
Healthy Living
A recent study shows the decision is a conscious, ongoing conversation.