This Is What It’s Really Like to Not Want to Have a Child

A real person’s real tweet about an existential feeling so heavy it can flatten your soul

For all of the differences between wanting and not wanting kids, one thing is similar: the intensity of the desire in either direction is never stronger than when that desire is threatened.

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Kristen Tsetsi

Kristen Tsetsi

Author of the post-Roe v. Wade novel THE AGE OF THE CHILD. “Read it. Make your friends read it.” — Haley Boehning