This is a BIG question but I have to ask it. I just can't understand why MOST people want to have children. I just don't feel the urge atall!
Why do most people in this day and age, who have the choice, still want to procreate?
The world is SO overpopulated and there is so much poverty, environmental damage and evil everywhere.
Knowing this, why do people still want to give birth? Is the biological urge so strong, are people SO enamoured with their own genes?
Are babies even very attractive? I can't say that I want to upturn my lovely life, full of love and adventure, to have a smelly,demanding creature hanging on my breast! Am I a bad person to feel this way?
I love my brother's children but I certainly wouldn't want to bring them home!
I am happy to see nicely brought up children, who are kind and considerate, but in this day and age, even that is a rarity. So many kids run the household.They are the alphas. They scream and demand and make a fool of their parents.
Maybe I am out of line, but I just would love to hear a simple explanation from some women out there of why they choose to have children and especially why have more than one in this crumbling, ruined world of ours? And why give up a happy, free existance to be chained to your house for a year or more? What does a child truly give back? A dog is little trouble, loves you unconditionally and when trained, a joy to behold. Many kids are not even grateful for all that is done for them!
Don't get me wrong, I love people. I love to be part of a big family and have wonderful parents and siblings but can't see recreating that for myself.
I am in my twenties and sice I was about four have felt this way. I have a wonderful relatonship, full of passion and joy and adventure and neither I nor my man want that to change.
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