Childless by Choice

Childless by Choice

Couples who know they don’t want children and don’t have them may be wiser than couples who have their doubts but proceed anyway

Josie Pickens

by Josie Pickens, August 08, 2013

Childless by Choice

freaks of nature as is often suggested by psychologists, politicians and the media overall. They are, instead, forging their own way in the world and living life on their terms. Such audacity should be applauded and not admonished—or maybe I’m just longing for the days where I can sleep in and use the restroom without someone bursting through the door, screaming for absolutely no reason.

What say you? How do you feel about adults who remain childless? If you’re an adult who has chosen not to have children, do you think you are demonized as self-indulgent and superficial?

Josie Pickens is an educator, cultural critic and scribe. Follow her musings on Twitter @jonubian.


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