Psychotext wrote:I think the point is that it wasn't for fear of the kids suffering but that they or their career or their finances would.
My wife's parents had six kids and were hellishly poor, but her parents wouldn't change anything.
The key issue in this thread is the rationalisation of having kids. In my opinion it cannot be done. This is not something you can weigh up in a spreadsheet nor is it a decision to be made based on speculation on what might happen.
Bottom line, if you don't feel as if you want kids that's really all that matters. Pasting over that feeling with semi-structured reasoning won't give you any reinforcement for that feeling of any merit whatsoever.
Edited by silentbob at 12:17:21 02-01-2013
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