This article comes from the leftist Huffington Post.
The Huffington Post and YouGov asked 124 women why they choose to be childfree. Their motivations ranged from preferring their current lifestyles (64 percent) to prioritizing their careers (9 percent) — a.k.a. fairly universal things that have motivated men not to have children for centuries. To give insight into the complex, layered decisions women make, HuffPost asked childfree readers to discuss the reasons they have chosen not to have kids and gathered 270 responses here.
They grouped the responses into 5 categories:
- I want to prioritize my career
- I don’t like children
- I had a bad relationship with my parents
- I don’t want the financial responsibility
- I like my life as it is
And here are some interesting quotations:
I am a first-generation college graduate in my family. My mother was a single mom my entire childhood, and…
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