What I Learned About Mothering by Never Having Kids

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by Joey Thompson on Unsplash

“You’re Selfish for Not Having Children”

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Photo by London Scout on Unsplash

I’m Better with Animals, Thanks

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Catching puppy kisses in the Svalbard Islands (puppy pile!!)
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Spoiling a Kazakh herding dog in the Altai Mountains

The Freedoms Afforded by Going Child-Free

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Cuddling with one of my calves

Childless Mothers Also “Give Birth”

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The author massaging a happy horse, 6 am, somewhere high in the Altai Mountains, Kazakhstan, 2017
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The author on a lunch break while raftingteh Nile’s Class V rapids in Jinja, Uganda, age 62

So Can I Have a Full Life Without Kids?

Your Holidays Will Suck

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Photo by Sweet Ice Cream Photography on Unsplash

You’re Going to Be SO Lonely in Your Old Age

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Photo by Mile Modic on Unsplash

Only Boring Old Men

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