Childless by choice
Does the decision not to procreate make you a child hater?
Do people assume you’re barren or sterile, or infertile?
Are you the world’s most terrible human being because you don’t want a baby?
Here's what some of you on Twitter had to say:
@Azania_ better to adopt a child than to bring yet another one into the world.— Gwendolyn Wellmann (@WellmannGwen) August 24, 2015
@Azania_ Not having children, or reducing the number of children, is a responsible decision in terms of environmental health of world.— Gwendolyn Wellmann (@WellmannGwen) August 24, 2015
A lot more people are making this choice, and feel they needn’t justify nor explain their decision.
Listen as Azania Mosaka speaks to Clinical Psychologist Thabang Tlaka about how more and more people are taking the decision not to have kids these days.
Tlaka says, “This is something that is growing. But we experience the world in different ways.”