Is Volunteer Childlessness Becoming Commonly Accepted


Women with No Children by Race and Ethnicity Pew Research CenterMillennials are waiting longer to get married and start a family.  In the meantime, they are more educated than any other generation and making more conscious lifestyle decisions.  Cameron Diaz recent announcement opens the doorway for an important discussion on the implications of choosing to have children or not.

Diaz recently declared she is not having children

Cameron Diaz announced that she has decided not to have children.  It stirred a huge public debate regarding the issue and how her life is easier without children.  She claimed, “To have lives besides your own that you are responsible for — I didn’t take that on. A baby, that’s all day, every day for 18 years. Not having a baby might really make things easier, but that doesn’t make it an easy decision. I like protecting people, but I was never drawn to being a mother.”

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