Hamptons bachelors are getting vasectomies so golddiggers can’t trap them

Hamptons bachelors are getting vasectomies so golddiggers can’t trap them

The latest Hamptons summer accessory? A vasectomy. When Scott, a male model who says he’s in his 30s, kicks off the Hamptons high season this weekend at his Sag Harbor waterfront house, the unattached hunk won’t have any reservations about hooking up with women he hardly knows.

Single workers aren’t there to pick up the slack for their married bosses and colleagues

This applies to all childfree people, whether single or not, IMO!

Single workers aren’t there to pick up the slack for their married bosses and colleagues

There are a lot of misconceptions about single people in the modern-day workplace. A former employer once brushed me off when I raised the issue of salary, telling me that because I was a single person with no children, my concerns couldn’t really be about money-after all, I had no one else to support.

Australia’s Millennials Are Choosing Beaches and Avocados Over Babies

Australia’s Millennials Are Choosing Beaches and Avocados Over Babies

Millennials want cafes and culture, not children. Childless couples will be the most common family type by 2023 Stats agency warns the nuclear family will become a minority Australia’s nuclear family could become a minority. The nation’s statistics bureau predicts that childless couples will become the country’s most common type of family by as soon as 2023.

A Different Mother’s Day Challenge for Childless Women: Groceries | The NotMom

A Different Mother’s Day Challenge for Childless Women: Groceries

As a By Chance NotMom, there was once a time when a foray to the grocery store on the Saturday before Mother’s Day could send me home in tears. “Happy Mother’s Day!” from the guy in Produce. “You be sure to have a happy Mother’s Day!” from the Meat guy.

There Is No Maternal Instinct

There Is No Maternal Instinct

While we give the mothers in our lives their well-deserved thanks and recognition, this Mother’s Day, let’s remember something very important about motherhood: It’s not a given. Not every woman wants to be a mom. Despite our culture’s deeply held belief that women are uniquely wired to want children, the notion of maternal instinct is a myth.

More Women Are Choosing Not To Have Children And Here’s Why

More Women Are Choosing Not To Have Children And Here’s Why

The U.S. Census Bureau has been tracking the number of women who don’t have children since 1876. In 2014 (the last year for which we have data), 47.6 percent of women between the ages of 15 and 44 remained child-free. That’s the highest rate of childlessness the Bureau has ever reported.

Airline is Creating Child-Free Zones on Planes

Airline is Creating Child-Free Zones on Planes

An airline has managed to make a lot of people’s dreams come true and seriously anger a lot of others – all in one fell swoop. They’re introducing child-free zones on their planes. Indian budget carrier IndiGo has adopted a ‘quiet zone’ policy for its premium seats, meaning that children under the age of 12 …

The Real Reason Why Society Hates You If You Don’t Have Kids

The Real Reason Why Society Hates You If You Don’t Have Kids

Over 200 introductory psychology students at a large U.S. Midwestern university agree: People who don’t have children are not only miserable, but deserving of our moral outrage. That is the result of a new study that found that deliberately not breeding makes you look like a bad person who lives a purposeless life devoid of real joy.

23 Responses to 23 Awful Statements Made to Childfree People

23 Responses to 23 Awful Statements Made to Childfree People

There appears to be a bizarre stigma around people – especially women – who voluntarily decide not to procreate. I asked my Twitter followers what kinds of reactions they received and got some expected answers. The Huffington Post did the same ( twice) and obviously had a much bigger pool.

Postnatal depression, incontinence, body image issues – the bombshells of motherhood

Glad to see women speaking about all aspects regarding the reality of having children!

Postnatal depression, incontinence, body image issues – the bombshells of motherhood

At 31, new mums and pregnant women fill my inner circle, and phrases like “get cracking” and “you’d make cute babies” are often thrown around. No-one grabs me by both shoulders and says I have an almost 40 per cent chance of experiencing incontinence and a one in seven chance of postnatal depression.

Chrissy Teigen: We Shouldn’t Assume All Women’s Goals Are To Have Kids

Chrissy Teigen: We Shouldn’t ‘Assume All Women’s Goals Are To Have Kids’

Chrissy Teigen thinks it’s important for people to leave it to women to discuss if they want children instead of simply assuming every woman does. The model and mother of 11-month-old daughter Luna sat down with Refinery29’s Arianna Davis to talk about her struggle with post-partum depression and why our society needs to accept women who choose to lead childfree lives.

This Is Why Our Generation Doesn’t Believe In Settling Down

This Is Why Our Generation Doesn’t Believe In Settling Down

We are a crazy generation. We self-acknowledge that fact, the older generations call us crazy, and the younger generations might be trying to be an inch crazier. And maybe each new up and coming generation will think the same thing about themselves or even be called crazy by us one day but I don’t want to focus on that right now.

Legendary Actor Ian McKellen Doesn’t Regret Not Having Kids

Legendary Actor Ian McKellen Doesn’t Regret Not Having Kids

John Salangsang/Invision/AP If you’re lucky enough to be in a queer-friendly family, you might have already heard these words from a parent: “When am I going to get some grandkids?” If that question makes you squirm, don’t worry-some people just know they weren’t made to be parents.

Why Can’t a Woman Decide to Be Childless Without Being Called Selfish? – VICE

Why Can’t a Woman Decide to Be Childless Without Being Called Selfish? – VICE

This March, I turned the same age my mother was when she had me. Since that birthday, I’ve been contemplating motherhood on a deeper level than ever before. My mom has made it clear that she expects to have grandchildren. When she brings it up, I nod my head and change the subject.

My choice to live child-free – TEDxMileHigh

My choice to live child-free – TEDxMileHigh

In our society, we often assume that women will become mothers. But statistically, one in five American women will not have a biological child. In this powerful talk, Christen shares her decision not to have children, and argues that motherhood is an extension of womanhood, not the definition.