"The Childfree Life - When having it all means not having children" That’s the latest cover story for Time Magazine. Are childless couples happier? Ever envy the couple who chooses not to have kids?
The American birth rate is lower than it’s ever been in recorded history. Some of that accounts for the fact that some people just don’t want kids.
I’ve watched the DINK (double income no kids) couple on my block jet off to exciting vacations, remodel their home from top to bottom, and even more wonderful, sit on their front porch and have an uninterrupted conversation. Still … I feel sorry for them. I don't think childless couples are necessarily happier. Even though they both say they don’t want kids, I wonder ... Why is that? Shouldn't I be happy for everyone's personal choice?