You know that moment when you watch all of your childhood friends drive off to college, while you pull on your Foot Locker uniform once again and head back to your job at the mall?

Yeah, that’s sort of how the decision not to have kids can feel.

Choosing not to join the majority of peers as they face the unknown horizon of child-rearing means staring at them from the outside — watching them huddled together, making plans you’ll never fully understand. …


Helen Bryant Dennis

writer | activist | adventurer | lover

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