‘I Chose Not to Have Children’ - Yahoo Parenting

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‘I Chose Not to Have Children’ - Yahoo Parenting

Whether you've just set your wedding date or have been married or in a relationship for years, having children is not necessarily a goal for some people.

Laura S. Scott, author of “Two Is Enough: A Couple’s Guide to Living Childless by Choice” and director of “The Childless by Choice Project,” tells Yahoo Parenting that there are generally five compelling motives in a woman’s decision to remain childfree: loving her life and feeling that a child won’t enhance it; valuing her freedom and independence; no mothering desire or maternal instinct; wanting to accomplish or experience things in life that would be difficult with a child; and not wanting the responsibility of raising a child.

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