A Case for Living Child-Free

The happy-family aspirational blueprint is a farce. It’s time to make a decision for yourself.

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“Hazel, I think it might be time to freeze your eggs.”

Mum barely bothered with a “hello” before dropping that telephone bombshell — but she was probably right to convey some urgency. Menopause comes early for the women in our…