Six Reasons to Stop Asking a Childfree Woman “That” Question

A.B. Dodge
6 min readDec 2, 2019
Photo by Kyle Broad on Unsplash

“When are you going to have kids?”

As a childfree woman in her mid to late thirties, I’ve been asked “that” question (and similar ones) multiple times in all kinds of situations. It’s not really surprising at all.

But I’m not here to tell you my story. I’m here to share some behind-the-scenes stories I’ve heard of women who don’t have…

A.B. Dodge

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