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Response to Comatose Sphagetti (Reply #2)

Sun Sep 24, 2017, 12:15 PM

19. Never wanted kids here

Watched my aunt pump out children as often as her uterus would allow it. She had six children that survived, maybe three or four miscarriages. She was not a woman who had pleasant pregnancies and was miserable pretty much my entire childhood and teenage years, carrying one fetus after another.

After watching that poor woman suffer so much, I decided I never wanted children.

My model for life was my great aunt who never married and had a professional career as a college professor. She enjoyed life, traveled all over, had lots of hobbies, and was always happy - unlike the aunt who was always sick, miserable, and who tried to make everyone around her as unhappy as she was.

Unlike my great aunt I did marry but we made the choice to not have children. I love my family and most of my nieces and nephews - and now my great nephews - but a few minutes a year of being around children is more than enough for me.

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