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I Don’t Mind Being Childless, It’s Coping With Old Age That Worries Me

My fear of getting old without children

Photo by Hector Reyes on Unsplash

I’m in a meeting. I can hear my phone ringing in my bag but I can’t answer it. It rings again fifteen minutes later. As soon as I can, I look to see who has called. It’s my mother. She’s eighty. I get that ominous feeling in my gut.

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