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I Feel Broken for Not Wanting Kids

The world didn’t teach me what a happy childfree existence looks like — so I will have to teach myself

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All my life, I have known I didn’t want to have children. And I have always been made to feel freakish about that fact.

When I was young, the adults in my life would talk idly about what it would be like for…




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Devon Price

Devon Price

He/Him or It/Its. Social Psychologist & Author of LAZINESS DOES NOT EXIST and UNMASKING AUTISM. Links to buy:

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