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A woman gets rude life advice in the middle of a cake decorating class. A guy gets a no-fuss vasectomy so his wife can get off birth control. A purple-haired artist lives their life loud and childfree. These are just some of the stories in our series of funny, heartfelt, and powerful videos submitted by you, our audience.


Sean, from Zimbabwe, doesn't like the idea of being self-sacrificial. So he said no to kids.

Lynn Hickernell didn't expect her move to Tennessee to come with a healthy dose of judgement.

Artist, musician, and podcaster JC can do whatever she wants with no time limit. Yay!

Vava learned at a very young age to not listen to her mother.

Given her busy life, Sakhile thinks it would be selfish for her to have children.

A cake decorating class goes south when a woman makes comments about Suzie’s childfree status.

M. is grateful for your assumptions even though they're most likely incorrect.

Lucas got a vasectomy so his wife wouldn’t have to deal with side effects from her contraception.

Hey look, it's Mandi who helps run our social accounts! Team Selfish represent!

Autism Advocate Kate Ross wants you to know that self-care isn’t selfish. Loud and clear for the folks in the back.

It's important for married teachers Nandita and Mike to be on the same page, about the environment and about having kids.

How to cope with being a step-mom? Just blame it all on dad.

"I'm gonna enjoy my life and I'm gonna have fun!" You go Amy!

Christine is a great teacher and environmentalist, but when people find out she doesn't have kids, they assume she isn't!

Tanya Williams of “A Childfree Happily Ever After says "I'm not anti-kids. I'm anti-kids for ME!"

We ❤️ hearing all sides of the "childfree" story. How many of you can relate to Bethany?

Dann knew as a kid that he didn't want kids and now he has written a book about it!

It's so nice to hear about families that are supportive of our decisions!

Dr. Kimya Dennis studies childfree women of the African Diaspora and teaches at Salem College, 

Michelle Gotto wanted to be a mother till unsuccessful fertility treatments let her to an important realization. 

Rasheda Williams is looking for sisterhood, and friends who won't throw judgement and stigma at her. 

Rhonny Dam worries about the impact of out-of-control populations growth on the planet. 

Melanie Holmes wrote a book for her daughter to help her understand she had choices on how to live her life. 

Emily Gonzalez really hated getting dolls as a little girl. She wanted to play Nintendo with her brother. 

Trailers & Teasers

Official Trailer (3:03) 

"Selfish" Teaser (0:37)

"Incendiary" Teaser (0:38)


A series on parenthood, shot in brooklyn, created by Trixie Films interns Becky Jewell and Adrien Lesser. 

"What do you think about women who choose not to have children?"

"Why do you want children?"

"How would your life be different if you didn't have children?"