Thought Catalog

Childfree

Being childfree involves a second person so rarely discussed: your partner. And it doesn’t matter if he sits on the bathroom floor with you for an hour, sharing your sobs, calling you beautiful and amazing. He wants a child. And you don’t.

It hinders your careerMany people today have children due to society’s and our own family’s pressure to conceive and “jump on the bandwagon” simply because it’s the “right” thing to do and has been done throughout history.