Sooooooooo much better for somebody to decide not to have kids than to have kids because “it’s just what you do.”

As a parent who is (over?)thinking all the parenting issues you’re mentioning, I don’t understand why anyone tries to talk someone else into having kids. I have an in-progress Medium draft about that; I should really revisit it.

All that said (swear I’m not trying to talk you into it), the fact that you’re asking these questions means you’d probably do an above-average job at parenting, if you decided to.

I love dogs too. My furbaby was my first baby. He is much easier than my human baby, for sure. Dogs are endlessly forgiving.

Empathy for the win! Published in Gen, Human Parts, Heated, Tenderly —Feminism, Sexuality, Veganism, Anti-Racism, Parenting. She/They

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