SHORT STORIES

When we share our stories, we create space for others to do the same. Normalising the childfree choice is a crucial step in empowering all of us to live authentically. And that starts with your story.

“The fact that I may have never kids gives me a sense of peace.”

Anastasia, 24, Greece

“I realized I didn't actually want children and was just following the status quo.”

Amber, 33, USA

“It is a lonely existence, but I have no regrets.”

Anonymous

“I'm the last of my family.”

Gina, 53, USA

“I’m not someone who chose this, but I am someone who has settled into a life circumstance and decided to own it.”

Donna, 40, USA

“We're not just baby-makers, child bearers, or caretakers.”

Sibu, 33, Costa Rica

“My fear of failure and pursuit of a free expression-filled life has kept me from becoming a father.”

Dane, 45, USA

“I am so excited for the rest of my life - and it's starting this minute, right now.”

Natalie, 35, UK

“I'm just grateful that my parents instilled a strong sense of self in me, and that I followed the path that was right for me.”

Amy, 52, USA

“I feel that not being strongly opposed to having kids makes it more difficult to find your own way.”

Anonymous