Last night when my wife got home from work, I reminded her to say hello to the dog and she said “I’m so glad we don’t have kids” haha

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I need atleast 11-12.


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I had a super that would always appear behind me or circling my car late at night. Turns out it was a “me problem” when I reported it

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Hi all i am working in azure data engineer stack i am actively looking for a job change.

But in infy it is 3 months notice period and my role is specialist programmer

i have 1.9 years of experience and getting almost 10LPA

No company is approaching due to that?

i coudnt put paper as well as i dont have any offer inhand?

Any suggestions how to overcome my issue?


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Cue friends with kids leaving me on read at 3pm on a Friday. Message with you next week, I guess. Really starting to see that I just need to move on from these friendships.


Not a kardashian or Jenner fan but this spoke to my soul 😭🤣

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How are you all dealing with parents and other relatives getting on your case and giving you sh**t over not wanting to have kids?


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


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


Got my fallopian tubes removed. Never wanted kids, but with Roe overturned felt that I couldn’t take any risks. If you have any questions about pre-op or post-op, ask below


My friend is currently in labor and she has been texting me about the process. She was induced, and it's really slow going so she has a lot of time on her hands. It just reminds me how horrifying the birthing process is, and I swear my own privates are tensing up just thinking about it. Soooo glad it's not me 🙃


What type of long/short term goals can a couple have when there are no plans for children nor marriage? (My SO has two children already). I’m finding it hard to see what will keep us together aside if love, we dont have professional goals that align, no plans to buy a house, minimal chances to start a biz together. 😞 help I need some light at the end of the tunnel as I’m feeling like this will become stagnant and routine …


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


Happy Freedom Day CF women


Is this group mostly men or women or split?

Friendly reminder: this bowl is a place for childfree people to discuss matters pertaining to the childfree lifestyle. If you are not childfree, this probably isn’t the place for you. Please do not waste your time trying to convince members here that having kids is a requirement, or that having relevant discussions is a problem. As always, a person of any background is free to leave the bowl at any time, and we don’t need an exit post on your way out. Have a lovely childfree weekend everyone!


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? And do pretty much any kind of damage to anyone else when it comes down to it in the name of protecting their kids?

It bothers me how much societal good is impeded, and how much damage is allowed, due to people's ultimate obligation to their children, which they chose to take on.


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 unexpected and now am SUPER happy things turned out the way it did. He’s now engaged to a single mom despite being adamant against children. I’ve heard this happen ALOT…anyone else?!?


NYC peeps, come join the CF meetup groups!


How long did you take off for your bisalp recovery? I was going to take the Thursday (surgery day) and Friday off. I WFH so I’m thinking getting back to it the following Monday - is this too ambitious?


It strikes me how many members of this bowl are teachers. You all really know what you’re “missing out” on! 😁


I’m irritated by news stories saying $3/gallon gas is expensive. Gas where I live is $5.15! 🙄🙄🙄🙄


How do you dodge office baby showers or people pestering you to contribute to a baby shower gift?

No, I will not pay money you to breed. I already pay enough in taxes.


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