Childfree and Loving It!

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Fusion, 2005 - Social Science - 248 pages
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Recording the opinions of childless women from all over the world and letting this growing band answer their detractors, this investigation looks into the world of those who choose not to have children. Interviewees speak freely and honestly about their experiences, providing readers with both the many reasons people choose to live child-free and insight into what seems to them an unhealthy amount of societal pressure to become mothers and fathers. This book also presents interviews with parents who wish they had not had children while offering their reasons for feeling regret. Concluding with a look into the workplace, this title evaluates the fairness of allowing parents shorter days and time off to accommodate children, compared to the working environment of those who have chosen to live without children.

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User Review  - Sami - Goodreads

I enjoyed the thorough, unapologetic nature of this book. It's rare to have such a large amount of information (with resources at the back!) about being childfree in one book. I think this is a nice ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kristina - Goodreads

Some of the information in this is a bit outdated (book is 10 years old now) and also UK specific as that is where the author lives but otherwise a good book on perspectives and how being childfree is nothing to be ashamed of. Enjoyed. Read full review


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Nicki Defago is a journalist who has worked for the BBC and is now a freelance writer. She is child-free and grateful every day.

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