Great article E.B.! That’s a really hard thing to admit because society expects women to be selfless & take on the responsibility of motherhood. Men are allowed to say they don’t want to make sacrifices but women aren’t! Women have always been the natural caregivers, so they are judged for opting out.

I’m so sorry to hear you’ve been vilified for openly stating your choice. It’s disgraceful that in this day & age (it’s not the 19th century!) there are those who look negatively on a woman’s choice to not have children. I hope this will change & society becomes more accepting.

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