WE ARE CHILDFREE

Helping you feel connected, inspired and fulfilled on your childfree journey

We are Childfree is a storytelling project and community that celebrates and empowers childfree lives

Kate, Germany

“I’m really, really living for the first time.”

Blair, London

“I couldn’t have lived the hundred lives I’ve lived if I had a family.”

Caroline, Montfort

“Now I’m postmenopausal, it really is like I’m back to being 12 years old.”

Jana, Berlin

“Don’t stress about biology so much.”

Georgina, Berlin

“I feel that if I truly want to be happy, there's no space in my life for kids.”

PORTRAITS

“I’m really, really living for the first time.”

Kate, Germany

“I couldn’t have lived the hundred lives I’ve lived if I had a family.”

Blair, London

“Now I’m postmenopausal, it really is like I’m back to being 12 years old.”

Caroline, Montfort

“Don’t stress about biology so much.”

Jana, Berlin

“I feel that if I truly want to be happy, there's no space in my life for kids.”

Georgina, Berlin

“The way I provide value to society is through comedy, not children.”

Kat, Berlin

“Having so much time on my hands for myself was a dream I never thought I would have.”

Devi, Berlin

“I respect you for your choices, so respect me for mine.”

Sonia, Berlin

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SHORT STORIES

“Now I’m free to pursue the life I want to lead.”

Sophie, 38, UK

“Bringing a life into the world would be prison for me.”

Anonymous

“I was raised by a strong single mother who raised me to believe that I can do whatever I want.”

Patricia, 44, UK

“I ultimately get the last laugh because we are free to live any way we please!”

Darcie, 39, USA

“What I’ve needed to do all along is to give permission to myself, to not have kids.”

Faye, 41, UK

“My life has been an unusual one! My biggest goal in life is to inspire people.”

Anonymous

“It helps to know there are others out there.”

Megan, 37, UK

“The world doesn’t celebrate any of my achievements, not the same way being a mum is celebrated.”

Camilla, 40, Australia

“In the end, glad I didn’t conform to society’s standards.”

Hayley, 38, USA

“This is the most serious and consequential decision of your life.”

Liz, 38, USA

“At 50, I'm still learning and loving my journey.”

Lesley, 50, USA

“Childfree life has given me so much freedom, adventure and choice.”

Rebecca, 46, UK

JOURNAL

Newsletter Archive

Selfish?

It's self-love.

Newsletter Archive

Maybe Baby?

Yet ANOTHER childfree stigma

Newsletter Archive

You Won't Regret It!

We promise

Newsletter Archive

On Feeling "Othered"

When workplaces are not safe spaces

OUR STORIES

OUR COMMUNITY

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MARY

“My choice to be childfree is important to me, because I have a very special relationship with my body.”

Anonymous

“I am now 75, have never changed my mind and have never even had a broody moment.”

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WEAR IT WITH PRIDE

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OUR COMMUNITY

“It’s great that this community is here to support and cheer each other on, it’s a safe place where we can share our thoughts. I feel less alone because of it.”
“Thank you so much for sharing these stories with everyone. They are giving me permission to live a life of my own creation. So much gratitude for all you do❤️”
“After two years of being part of this community I feel more than okay. I have accepted my path and the fact that others are gonna chose their own and it’s okay. ”
“Thank you for these messages. They are comforting, empowering, and validating. Keep it up!”
“I have discovered my own voice through the stories shared on your platform. I have become more confident in my lifestyle and every story inspires me to stay true to myself. This community has made me feel normal and free to live in my truth.”
“Thank you for the amazing work you do. You are true heroes.”
“Healed so many of my insecurities around being childfree. You bring up subjects that have made me uncomfortable before, and help to wash away those feelings each time.”
“Thank you so much for creating and sustaining this community. Sometimes i have doubts about the wisdom of my choice and you always support me.”
“I am very grateful for your work and the stories and insights you are bringing to the world. Since I found this community and your work I have felt very seen and welcome. Thank you 🌸☘️💛”
“❤️🥹❤️🥹❤️🥹❤️🥹 I am so happy to have found WAC and this amazing community!! Thank you for all that you do!!”
“Your work helps me every day to feel confident and empowered in my choice to remain childfree. You have helped me realise that I’m not ‘broken’ just because I am woman that doesn’t want kids. Thank you x”
“To be honest, WAC has helped me more than therapy!”

“I’m really, really living for the first time.”

Kate, Germany

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PODCASTS

Episode 38

We both wanted kids but I’ve changed my mind!

How does a couple talk about this?

Episode 37

How do you steer the conversation away from kids?

Can we please talk about something else? 🙏

Episode 36

Help! My coworkers keep asking if I have kids!

How do you deal with colleagues whose watercooler chat is... not cool?

Episode 35

Putting my life first, with Natasha den Dekker

What if you had to chose between your health, your birth family and your children yet to be?

Episode 34

Life done differently, with Lisa Jansen

Living her best solo vanlife!

Bonus

Bonus Podcast: Ask WAC - How do you decide to be childfree?

We help a fencesitter with their childfree choice!

Bonus

Bonus Podcast: Ask WAC - Will I regret being childfree?

Everyone says you'll regret your decision - are they right?

Episode 33

Childfree was chosen for me, with Sari Botton

A Gen X icon on finding the “permission” not to be a mother.

Episode 32

Getting vulnerable, with Xander Marin

How a couple made the childfree choice together, and what it's meant for their life.

Episode 31

Life just gets better and better, with Cindy Gallop

The “Michael Bay of business” likes to blow shit up - including society’s expectations for older women!

Episode 30

Dreaming of utopia, with Laura Zalenga

One artist's inspiring vision of a future full of choice and community.

Episode 29

Create a life together, with Melanie Hunter

How does a couple make the childfree choice together?

MEET OUR FOUNDER

“Every childfree person deserves to feel seen, heard and connected to community.”

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