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A community for individuals who are childfree. Childfree refers to those who do not have nor ever want children.
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Have you ever broken up with someone because they wanted kid(s) and you didn’t? How did it transpire? How far along were you in a relationship? How serious was a relationship? Did they try to change y… more

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I don’t like children, but my family keeps trying to push my 3 yr old nephew on me and get me to play with him. Any tips for managing this?

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Got ganged up on by 3 men who I didn't even know at a party asking when I would have kids. When I said "nah, I don't want kids" one guy told me that it's selfish not to have kids… more

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I have no interest in having my own children, I have several sisters and a brother, so I'm happy to be an uncle, but not a father.

However, if I met a women that I fall in love with and… more

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My mom keeps pressuring us to have kids because she says when we are old we will have no one to take care of us. I imagine with the growing number of purposefully childfree couples, what resources sho… more

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Women who have gotten their tubes tied, how was it? What kind of pre and post-operative changes did you see / feel?

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I been with my SO for about over 2 years, she has 2 kids. We moved in together about 1yr ago and I learned that I’m not up to doing it long term anymore (constant fighting with one of the kids Bc he i… more

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My dislike for children has exponentially increased after SCOTUS. Trying to cope, but whenever I see one, I feel hatred toward it, have major ick, and have no tolerance toward it. Not sure what to do … more

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Well I guess the tubes are getting tied now! Any tips on how to convince a doctor that I know what I want at an unmarried 28?

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Is this a sign that I shouldn’t have kids? I don’t think I will be able to love my children no matter what. Like if they didn’t go to college / jobless with no goal in life / have nothing in common wi… more

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My partner and I are both happily child-free. I’d like him to get a vasectomy when my IUD expires in two years. Advice on how to navigate the conversation?

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How old were you when you realized you wanted to be child free? Did you take physical measures to ensure you wouldn’t ever have kids? (Vasectomy, tubes tied)

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Did you get a pet (or pets) because you wanted to replace the idea of having children? Or are pets just as stressful?

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Happy Monday Childfree friends! We’ve officially reached 2k members in this bowl 🥳 While the tweet wasn’t written by me, it perfectly sums up why I made this space for us all to connect. Here’s to us and continuing to grow this community 🥂

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Wow! I’m so happy this bowl exists. So happy to have found my kind of people.

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Has anyone ever successfully lobbied for a sabbatical in lieu of maternity leave?

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How do you respond to people asking when you’re having kids if you recently got married? People around me, siblings, friends are all starting their families and I am still highly ambivalent (leaning s… more

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My friend comes over with his daughter (6) who frequently runs and does cartwheels in my home. I told my friend I don’t like it and his response was that’s she’s bored and I need to be more patient wi… more

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Can we talk about how having kids causes people to hoard resources? And protect themselves (because their kids need them) when they otherwise might have made sacrifices to protect others from harm? An… more

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Did people not know this before they had kids???

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*insert Simpson’s “I’m in danger” meme*

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Truth

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I mean…. Where do we even start with this one

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In my late 20s and considering tubal ligation, especially with all this abortion stuff going on. Am I too young? I feel confident that I don’t want kids and it’s not something I want want to get persu… more

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I don’t want kids but am afraid of surgical complications from a tubal. Has anyone had good luck with using hormonal birth control through their forties?

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Happy Freedom Day CF women

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So my jackass ex didn’t really want any kids. Excuses: Not a great childhood, postgrad intl student loans, my cancer diagnosis, career focus, no close family. I made the adjustments to accept the unex… more

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How did everyone make the decision to not have kids? I’ve been on the fence for a long time but I just feel like the world is getting worse, people are meaner, bullying and the internet terrifies me, … more

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What are your long term life goals? I don’t have a strong urge to have children but I also struggle to envision my life and fulfillment post 40 without kids (I never had any good examples of child fre… more

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How do you all think about your finances/gifts for significant-other's family vs yours. Do u keep track of every expense?

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I just found this tax info out which only hurts unmarried individuals and benefits married. I wanted to sell my home due to equity in it at todays listing prices and apparently if a single individua… more

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I like my friends kids a lot but I’m not sure I’ll ever want my own. I’d love to just be an auntie. Except my SO wants them. Pretty sure there’s a pending hard convo. How did you know you didn’t? Besi… more

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