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I Don’t Want To Be A Parent, Except When I Hear You’re Having A Baby

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Even though I know I have no business having a baby, it feels like a door closing on my fingers every time I see it happen to someone else.

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I'm 36 And I May Never Have Kids

At 36 years old, I’m starting to come to terms with the fact that I may never have kids.

Mostly, I feel happy with the freedom in my life. I exercise when I want, write, cook, read, and have peace from chaos. I'm 36 and I may never have kids.

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Childfree Women Are Amazing: A Look At My So-Called Selfish Life

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The fact that childfree women exist is remarkable, apparently, and people really want to know how we got this way, as untoward and dangerous as we are.

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The Art Of Navigating A Relationship When You're A Woman Who Doesn't Want Kids

Choosing not to have kids is a choice, just like everything else in life.

Being a woman who does not want to become a mother is still a bit of a cultural anomaly in 2017.

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On Defending My Right To Not Want What You Want

Our lives are important because we're living them.

At some point, it became apparent that there was something else I should want: a baby. It seemed everyone around me expressed a desire for tiny clothes and that distinct newborn smell and a life constructed around the rhythms of a particular kind of family. Yet, that’s not something I want, and it has never been, even when I was 13.

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6 Reasons I'm Too Afraid To Have Children

Parents say this is normal, that those fears can be overcome, and that having a family is the most rewarding thing they’ve ever chosen for themselves. However, I still say "no."

I never wanted children. When other little girls were playing with dolls, I played with stuffed animals. Even when I played house, my home was filled with plush puppies.

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Why I’m Childfree — But Not By Choice

Not quite a baby.

Whether or not to become a parent — or to try to become a mother — is one of the most defining decisions a woman faces. Yet, for some, it is not a decision her heart makes — it is one that her body makes for her.

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