I was always a child to be playing with dolls and prams and nappies etc. I never thought I'd get married and have kids, though.
I've always been careful but there was a time not long ago I was very un-careful. I fell pregnant and after some thinking, decided to get an abortion. As soon as I came round I never regretted it.
I felt childfree before that but since I have been more determined with it. I am 25 and though I know I'm young, I know I don't want kids.
I also know I won't be taken seriously.
I have only just decided on the career I want to pursue, which is nursing and I want to travel to a few places. I also know that I enjoy my free time, being introverted, I love sleep, and I love time with my partner.
I feel like having kids would ruin everything.
I have felt broody a few times, but it's fantasy. When I look at the reality of having kids it really helps me away from the broodiness.
I'm confident that in ten years, no matter where I am in my life, whether I'm a nurse, whether I'm married to my current partner or someone else, I will still be adamantly childfree.
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