New research suggests that parents may be happier than their peers without kids—this conclusion goes directly against past data that showed childfree adults to have greater life satisfaction than parents.
Childfree men fly under the radar screen more often than do women who don't have kids. In our culture, the role of father is not deemed essential in the life of a man. But men who do not become dads are still viewed with suspicion, and they often get a bad rap!
It seems unfair to generalize about women who are childfree, but just go online, and you'll come across myriad examples of this very topic. Sadly, many of these generalizations are negative and hurtful, and the comments are popping up worldwide. Let's take a look at a few that I've run across lately.
According to a recent New York Post article, 43 percent of college-educated women between the ages of 33 and 46 are childfree. And many of these women appear to be bypassing motherhood altogether, as opposed to simply postponing it.