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What is it that makes society push parenthood on us? Why is it that we’re made to feel less than because we don’t have children? We’re repeatedly labelled as silly girls, or hateful people, because of our very personal decision not to procreate.

I felt intense societal pressure to become a mother in my mid-20s. I was child-bearing age, in a steady relationship and had a career. My friends were starting to have babies and it seemed that what my ovaries were, or weren’t doing, was a topic of conversation for everyone. The words, ‘I’m not having children’ almost always set off a volley of questions and angry retorts. It was as if my decision to not have children was somehow insulting others.

I felt alone in my choice but knew there must be others like me so I searched for a community. When I couldn’t find one, I created my own. I named it Childfree is Not a Dirty Word, in reference to the way people looked at me in disgust when I told them about my choice. 

The reasons we have chosen not to have children are varied- ranging from simple disinterest, to physical or mental health issues, concerns about the environment, trauma from our own childhood, and the list goes on and on. But one thing is clear, we have all put significant thought and consideration into our decision.

Our community is now 20,000+ strong, with members from all over the world. While we do have fantastic discussions via our public Facebook page, many in the community have asked for a private place to connect. That is why I have created an account here on Patreon. 

While I will always offer high-quality content via our Facebook page for free, I'd also like to offer a little bit more for those craving a deeper connection. And like all good things in life, I can't keep it completely free but I can keep the cost minimal so we can remain accessible to anyone who may want to be a part of the community.  

So join us! Meet some awesome new friends, win some sweet childfree swag, and learn about others who have made the childfree choice. 
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VIP member
$5 or more per month
Access to our secret Facebook group where you can freely connect with other VIP childfree members


Bi-monthly contests for childfree swag


First-in-line access to be featured in our quotes and questions on our website (www.thechildfree.com) and on the public Facebook page


A monthly post summarizing all the childfree stories covered in the media that month

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What is it that makes society push parenthood on us? Why is it that we’re made to feel less than because we don’t have children? We’re repeatedly labelled as silly girls, or hateful people, because of our very personal decision not to procreate.

I felt intense societal pressure to become a mother in my mid-20s. I was child-bearing age, in a steady relationship and had a career. My friends were starting to have babies and it seemed that what my ovaries were, or weren’t doing, was a topic of conversation for everyone. The words, ‘I’m not having children’ almost always set off a volley of questions and angry retorts. It was as if my decision to not have children was somehow insulting others.

I felt alone in my choice but knew there must be others like me so I searched for a community. When I couldn’t find one, I created my own. I named it Childfree is Not a Dirty Word, in reference to the way people looked at me in disgust when I told them about my choice. 

The reasons we have chosen not to have children are varied- ranging from simple disinterest, to physical or mental health issues, concerns about the environment, trauma from our own childhood, and the list goes on and on. But one thing is clear, we have all put significant thought and consideration into our decision.

Our community is now 20,000+ strong, with members from all over the world. While we do have fantastic discussions via our public Facebook page, many in the community have asked for a private place to connect. That is why I have created an account here on Patreon. 

While I will always offer high-quality content via our Facebook page for free, I'd also like to offer a little bit more for those craving a deeper connection. And like all good things in life, I can't keep it completely free but I can keep the cost minimal so we can remain accessible to anyone who may want to be a part of the community.  

So join us! Meet some awesome new friends, win some sweet childfree swag, and learn about others who have made the childfree choice. 

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Tiers
VIP member
$5 or more per month
Access to our secret Facebook group where you can freely connect with other VIP childfree members


Bi-monthly contests for childfree swag


First-in-line access to be featured in our quotes and questions on our website (www.thechildfree.com) and on the public Facebook page


A monthly post summarizing all the childfree stories covered in the media that month