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I Have No Desire To Become A Mother

Geraldine Estevez | Posted 06.08.2014 | Women
Geraldine Estevez

I love children. They can fill a room with happiness, even on the darkest of days. But I've never felt the soul-clenching desire to become a mother.

Why I Refuse to Have Kids

Derrell Jamison | Posted 05.19.2014 | Black Voices
Derrell Jamison

I'm sorry, but I'm not sorry that we don't want kids yet. We'll have them one of these days, but for now, we're just enjoying our time learning to live with each other before we throw a little one into the mix.

Oh Sh*t! I Forgot to Have Kids!

Deevra Norling | Posted 02.26.2014 | Women
Deevra Norling

Centuries of social conditioning have led us to believe that we MUST marry and we MUST procreate. Therefore, I've failed society's expectations. But why MUST we? Some people just never get married or have kids -- it happens. Some people just don't want that out of life. And that's okay.

12 Questions Childfree Women Don't Want To Hear

Posted 01.23.2014 | Women

Women who have decided not to have children tend to receive a lot of frustrating questions about that very personal choice. Though someone's repro...

23 Things You Should Never Say To A Childfree Woman

Posted 09.10.2013 | Women

Whether or not a woman wants to have children is a very personal decision. Unfortunately, it's also one of those things that everyone seems to feel em...

Why (Most) Successful Women Are Childless

Kristen Houghton | Posted 04.15.2013 | Women
Kristen Houghton

Girls are taught that motherhood is a desired natural state; a state which is a normal progression in our lives as females. Even today, the emphasis is on motherhood first, career second, and that is wrong. Motherhood doesn't define womanhood.

John Celock

Tea Party's Shocking Family Values Claim | John Celock | Posted 11.05.2012 | Politics

A Tea Party group in Kansas is saying that a Democratic candidate for the state House of Representatives should not be elected because he does not hav...

What Happens If You Want A Baby And Your Partner Doesn't?

The Huffington Post | Katharine Lotze | Posted 04.08.2013 | Weddings

There's a whole host of things that couples should discuss before making a life-long commitment: finances, housing, employment, health insurance, etc...

Abby Huntsman

Child-Free By Choice: Is It OK For Women To Not Want Kids? (LIVE DISCUSSION) | Abby Huntsman | Posted 06.26.2012 | Women

Everyone's talking about this month's cover of the Atlantic, "Why Women Still Can't Have it All." In the essay, author Anne-Marie Slaughter argues tha...

I'm 55 -- And Happy To Be Child-Free

Slate | Posted 06.20.2012 | Women

Name: Margaret Ganong Age: 55 Location: Seattle, Wash. I'm assuming that the currently child-free who feel most passionately about this issue...

Marital Mentalities: The Changes are Historic, and We're Living Them

Bella DePaulo | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Bella DePaulo

There's a lot of matrimania going on but I suspect that's not a sign of how secure we are about the place of marriage in our lives, but how insecure.