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Regret Not Having Children

Nobody's Mother

Joy Mushacke Smith | Posted 08.15.2014 | Women
Joy Mushacke Smith

After divorcing in my late twenties, I was glad I didn't have children. For a time I believed I didn't want kids at all. But in my mid-thirties when my younger sister got pregnant, I absolutely struggled with the choice.

Pregnancy Rate Drops For Women In This Age Group

Reuters | Posted 08.19.2012 | Women

By Alex Dobuzinskis June 20 (Reuters) - Pregnancy rates for U.S. women in their early 20s fell nearly 18 percent from 1990 to 2008 and...

How Does Being Childless Feel When You Age?

Ann Brenoff | Posted 06.30.2012 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

The thing about childlessness-by-choice is that it's a decision you make when you're young, without really knowing how deep of an impact it will have on your 60s or 70s. By then, it's too late.

Confessions Of A Middle-Aged Mother | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty

On New Year’s Eve, I ran into an old friend from high school who nearly choked up her champagne when she saw me. She apparently found it hystericall...

A Marriage With or Without Children, Which One Is Happiest?

Kristen Houghton | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kristen Houghton

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.