The Startup
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The Startup

I Turned Down Motherhood

And pursued my creativity

Photo by ketan rajput on Unsplash

“For everything you have missed, you have gained something else, and for everything you gain, you lose something else.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

Question: what choice did I turn down?

Answer: I turned down motherhood.

That was not the plan. I was married. I wanted to have a baby.

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Marilyn Flower

Marilyn Flower

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Writer, sacred fool, improviser, avid reader, novel forthcoming, soul collage facilitator, prayer warrior and did I say writer? https://linktr.ee/marilynflower