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A grinding halt, slamming of the brakes, head-on collision with a wall — That was my life, when I expelled you. Screaming, bleeding, cursing the heavens, Wishing I’d never survived this ordeal. So much lost as you sprung forth — child of torment, spawn of remorse, Rotten fruit dripping from my loins, my only legacy…

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I travel constantly, so I’m always coming into contact with strangers. (Some stranger than others!) The majority of folks I meet are wonderful — friendly, generous, doing their best to be considerate and productive members of society. However, it’s the 1% who have their heads inserted rectally that make me wonder about our species. Why…

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Back in the day, you were expected by society to reproduce — and if you didn’t, you were pitied for being “barren.” I personally get down on my knees every night to thank modern science, Margaret Sanger, and Planned Parenthood for giving me a choice about whether or not I welcome a small parasite into…

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It is widely assumed that, if you don’t want to have children, you must hate kids and the people who gave birth to them. Not true — some of my best friends are parents! Seriously, while a very small percentage of no-kidders could live quite happily on a planet where all reproduction was banned, I…

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I got together the other night with a group of friends who had all chosen the child-free lifestyle. We started talking about the benefits of NOT having kids, and (after a few glasses of wine) I decided to turn our conversation into this “no-kidding alphabet.” You can sing along if you like (it’s written in…

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Just because I haven’t chosen to have kids myself does not mean that I am unacquainted with the birthing process. When I did my Social Work internship in college, I was actually a birth partner for a homeless teenage girl. It was a fascinating experience — one which taught me a great deal about the…

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