I have kids, always wanted kids, but have also always been a big believer in, “For the love of God if you don’t want kids, do. not. have them.” It’s hard enough when you’ve wanted them your whole life! I so respect all of my friends who have been intentional and clear about their desire to not have kids. And many of them love kids, are great aunts, but you know what? It wouldn’t matter if they didn’t like kids at all. Hell, I barely like kids beyond the two that are my own. I so respect you putting this out there. Every woman who has come forth with this (in my opinion) very understandable perspective gets jumped on. It’s ridiculous.

AMATEUR HOUR (2018) and BUT YOU SEEMED SO HAPPY (2021) | The New York Times, The New Yorker, McSweeney’s, The Cut | kimberlyharrington.me

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