Wednesday, May 30, 2018

How To Make New Friends As An Adult Without Kids, According To People Who’ve Done It

People who are child-free by choice can encounter difficulties when their social circles either shrink, become unavailable, or start to feel kid-focused to the extreme.
One of the major social benefits of kids is that it's easy to read the room: you're all here to pick up a toddler, watch five year olds on the swing, or supervise a birthday party. Without those rhythms in place, things can feel like they lack structure — like when you moved from high school to college and suddenly all social interactions become much less rigid. "
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Saturday, May 19, 2018

‘We need to normalize being child-free’

US racing driver on population control
"Not having a child has been the biggest way for me to reduce my impact on the planet," Munter, 44, told Reuters on Wednesday. "If you look at the numbers, the Earth is finite, and the human race cannot keep growing infinitely with only so many resources. We need to normalize choosing being child-free," she added.
While we have some wonderful childfree celebrities out there, I don't believe many have taken it on as a cause in this way. Don't read the comments if you want to keep your blood pressure low - the comments claiming we need to breed more people quickly devolve into the racist rhetoric that is often behind such thinking.
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