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Where Are We,  After 40+ Years of Talking About the Childfree Choice?

Where Are We, After 40+ Years of Talking About the Childfree Choice?

As we close another year of talking about the childfree choice, it’s a good time to take stock. In the big picture, we’ve seen an ascent of talk about this choice in the public sphere since the 70s. That’s over four decades. Where are we after 40+ years of talking about the childfree choice? Let’s start with a quick broad stroke look back in time: Read more…

Tagged: #childfree #childfree and media #childfree books #childfree men #childfree women #childless by choice men #childless by choice women #families of two #parenthood decision #pronatalism #social change #social history

A Chinese Reader’s Take on Families of Two & The Baby Matrix

A Chinese Reader’s Take on Families of Two & The Baby Matrix

I recently received an e-letter from someone in China (who wishes to remain anonymous) who read my books, Families of Two and The Baby Matrix. With permission to share it, here are candid thoughts and insightful commentary on being childfree in China and its reproductive culture:… Read more

Tagged: #childfree #childfree women #childless by choice women #culture #families of two #global childfree issues #social history #the baby matrix

Nonfiction Book Review: Selfish, Shallow and Self-Absorbed

Nonfiction Book Review: Selfish, Shallow and Self-Absorbed

As someone who has been tracking the childfree choice for over 15 years now, when new books on this topic come out I read them with great interest. One of the latest is writer Meghan Daum’s Selfish, Shallow and Self-Absorbed: Sixteen Writers on the Decision NOT to have Kids.Read more

Tagged: #childfree #childfree books #childfree men #childfree women #childless by choice #childless by choice men #childless by choice women #families of two #parenthood decision #pronatalism

Q & A with the Author of the Book, Planned UnParenthood

Q & A with the Author of the Book, Planned UnParenthood

I recently had the pleasure of asking Planned UnParenthood author Dann Alexander a few questions about himself and his book. There are a lot of books out there now about the childfree choice, but not many address the topic from a childfree man’s perspective.… Read more

Tagged: #childfree #childfree books #childfree men #families of two

My Interview at TheNotMom

My Interview at TheNotMom

I recently had the pleasure of being interviewed by the awesome women at TheNotMom. President and Executive Editor Karen Malone Wright (pictured) started her website in 2011 that “embraces all women without children, including their diverse life stories about ‘how’ and ‘why.’ ” Here’s some of my story:… Read more

Tagged: #childfree #childfree books #childfree marriage #childfree women #childless by choice marriage #families of two #nonfiction