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Why is the word 'childless' unacceptable? It screeches of loss or tragedy, even sterility. At best it's offensive to those who have chosen not to have children, and at worst it's grotesquely insensitive to those permitted no choice.
A happy marriage is made up of many factors. One of these is making crucial and long-lasting decision about whether or not to have children -- a choice that should be given top priority.