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10 years ago today I had my tubes tied. It was the best thing I ever did for myself. It took years standing up to practitioners, reiterating my preference, and fighting for medical decisions over my o… more

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CF ladies, are any of you NOT taking hormonal birth control? I don’t like the idea of putting hormones in my body and wondering if anyone here is using any of the other options

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I am not sure how I feel about having kids. I lean mostly towards wanting to remain child free as I can’t see myself at all excited about having babies. I love my niece, however, when I had to babysit… more

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Ever reflect on the exact time in your life you knew you did not want kids, and the triggering event or circumstance? In my case I just never had a maternal urge at all.

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Guess we’re all disabled now? (Obligatory yes I know it’s likely fake, posting for the laughs)

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There is a baby in my home today. (Friends are visiting.) Help.

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Think you all may emphasize better since you're not blinded by the "miracle of life". Is anyone else disturbed by the commercial surrogacy industry? It's crazy that the sale of human… more

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Do you feel like nowadays more men than women want kids? Considering they suffer less negative effects physically, socially, and career-wise.

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Curious as to who is in this bowl. I just realized that I assumed it would be mostly women as the child rearing gets thrown in our face more, but realized that assumption is likely very wrong. - 34F, … more

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Social media has made me go from not wanting kids to definitely not wanting kids. So. Many. Baby. Posts. Everywhere. Non-stop. People complain that when you have kids people only see you as a “mom” o… more

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The breeders are definitely coming for this one. (Not saying either one is wrong or right!) 👀 🍿

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I've been dealing with anxiety / depression for over 4 yrs. My husband has also been fighting disassociation and depression for just shy of 4 yrs. What can I do to support him when I'm havin… more

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Put in my two weeks notice to go to a 9-5 style job where I will still be paid more for less work! I am a female, and when I told one of the male partners, they were like "yeah that makes sense, … more

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How is everyone spending their child free holiday? The fluff nugget and I are driving to Montana 🐶

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Any child-free folks want to get together for a drink Wednesday evening?

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I just ended a relationship over (in part) not wanting kids. This is the second relationship out of two in the past five years I’ve had end because of this issue. Are they all like this? Why does no o… more

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Anyone else here seek out neighborhoods that don’t have an abundance of kids/babies/strollers/parents? Am I the only one?

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For anyone who is worried about dying alone, a brief (true) story… my uncle said he would take care of grandparents. Uncle convinced them to sign over the money to him. He had always been decent…until… more

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It doesn’t bother me when I hear my current neighbor’s dog barking but it always used to drive me nuts when I would hear my previous neighbors baby! anyone else? 

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I made a comment to a friend about my ambivalence as a childfree person toward family leave policies, and this is what he wrote back.🤬 How should I respond, 🐠??

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I’m consciously trying to unlearn the habit of saying “congratulations” when someone says they’re having a baby. It’s not an accomplishment!😂 Plus, I want to counter the assumption that having childr… more

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I’ve been on the fence about kids but leaning towards no. I’m likely going to lose my partner who I love very much. I’m devastated.

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When I first started dating my boyfriend about 11 months ago, I told him I didn’t want kids. He said he didn’t really want them either so I thought I’d lucked out and found another person who wanted t… more

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How do you mitigate feeling like somewhat of an “outcast” for not wanting to have children? I’m only 25 but have always known it wasn’t for me. Now I’m seeing how my choice, and I don’t foresee myself… more

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Aunt lesson learned today: Apple juice is kept on the shelves, not in a refrigerated section, at the store. 🤷‍♀️

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Any folks in here who live in Seattle or have lived there? Moving this year and investigating neighborhoods for livability. I want to see more greenery than concrete. Recommendations appreciated!! 🌲�… more

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Friday Funnies 😂 Have a wonderful childfree weekend!

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Anyone willing to connect and share location/age? It’s been harder and harder to make friends and would love to find my people :)

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Thrilled to be hosting Mother’s Day brunch for my MIL and SIL. Even more thrilled that at the end of the day, my house will be child free. Party on, friends!

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Anyone else hate Mother’s Day? I feel like I have to explain why I don’t have kids and I absolutely love my family, but they always include me in Mother’s Day celebrations... they give me cards and gi… more

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Do other child free fish out there feel like it’s harder to push back on inconvenient hours because they don’t have a hard deadline of school pickup/family commitments? Has anyone had success at manag… more

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Okay so dating in my 20s was annoying. Any guys who wanted an actual relationship also wanted kids. I assumed as I reached my mid 30s this would start to level out. Instead I’m finding the dating pool… more

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As I chauffeur my husband and dog around (husband’s car is in shop), I am so thankful I don’t have to do this every day with children.

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I'm in my mid-40 (female) and am finding that my friends are trending a lot younger because so many people my age have kids and I don't find talk about their kids interestingor want to manipu… more

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