"Answering the question feels awkward and deflating."
"As a married woman in my 40s without children, I get this kind of judgment all the time."
No one "needs those days less" or more than anyone else.
I hope people will ponder the environmental impacts of reproducing, just as they agonize over plastic use and fossil fuel reliance.
We need to stop asserting that there is one universally grand and best way to experience love.
Not everyone wants to be a parent, and there are many benefits to making that decision.
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.
"It was a powerful relief to say it out loud and to hear someone else recognize it.”
After One Of Them Almost Died From A Fertility-Related Procedure, This Couple Decided Enough Was Enough
After one of them almost died from a fertility-related procedure, this couple decided that enough was enough.
Therapists and child-free women offer their very best advice.