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I’m in My 40s, Child-Free and Happy. Why Won’t Anyone Believe Me?

Since I turned 40 I’ve encountered disbelief that I could possibly be enjoying my own life. But then there’s the other unexpected gift of this age: just how little concern I have for others’ opinions.

Illustration: Saehan Park

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