childfree women

An innocent conversation starter can effectively ruin a woman's whole day. Asking a stranger whether she has given birth to a child or has the intention to do so, can hit a raw nerve. It is a commonly asked question, but the conversation almost never stops there.
"Expressing one's maternal side" in the many ways the childfree do does not equate to giving birth and the 24/7 role of raising of a child.
Laura lives with her husband and cat in a 120 square foot home in North Carolina. These are commonly called Tiny Homes, and it's more of a movement or a philosophy than a house size. It's about living lighter on the planet, living more simply so you can focus on what matters, and creating more personal freedom to be authentically you.
It occurred to me, as it probably should have occurred to me earlier, that being scared of loss is not a good reason to have a baby.
I'll admit it. Now that I have kids and am knee-deep in parenting, I forget that not everybody cares about my kids as much as I do. Not everybody wants kids, and that is a perfectly valid decision. For those of us who have forgotten how the other side lives, childfree Redditors have some important insight to share.
As Mic Senior Editor Elizabeth Plank argued, for many women, not having kids may simply be the most rational choice. Given
Only you know what it really means to be parents. But perhaps this will show you that while people like me might be childless, we are not heartless.
Given the enormous personal stakes in childbearing, it is surprising that more women have not written a book about the pros and cons that go into making childbearing decisions.
I do not assume that my personal life choices are so fundamental that other people are less human or will live less fulfilled lives because they don't make the same ones.
I absolutely adore children. Or rather, I adore them as long as I can escape from them at the end of the day. And I think that is perfectly OK.
As the United States moves into the frenzied celebrations of female parenthood, I want to register an alternate voice and declare my autonomy from children. I am not a parent, and I am happy to not be a parent.
People react to the idea of women not having children with total incredulity, shock, and worst of all, pity. They assume
At first glance, Time's new cover story, "The Childfree Life," looks a lot like another example of what Salon's Anna North
Cameron Diaz opened up to Parade Magazine in 2009 about the benefits she's reaped by not having kids. "I have an unbelievable
Many couples do find meaning in their lives by marrying and having children. But others are realizing what's been true all along -- that parenthood is but one path to fulfillment in life.
The idea that men might feel less empowered than women to discuss their desire to be parents deserves our attention. However, the Daily Mail piece frames the issue in a completely unproductive way -- blaming "career women" for "denying" their partners children.
People react to the idea of women not having children with total incredulity, shock, and worst of all, pity. They assume it's a case of infertility in disguise, a lack of a relationship, or that women without kids "hate children."