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Are there any cons to never having kids?

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jimjim1969 · 70-79, M
Yes, you miss so much. They add fun to life
[@796214,JimFarris16] [c=004A59]Fashion designers with kids stole my True Religions and replaced them with Levis. Seeing Levis are the gold standard, I can't complain. 🙃[/c]
JimFarris16 · 18-21, M
[@1217106,Vampyr] Lol, personally I'm fine with not leaving behind someone to carry on my legacy after I'm gone. I'm fine with it ending after me.
[@796214,JimFarris16] [c=004A59]It's one of those things I never think about. Plus, the way the world is elderly parents often say they are glad they aren't young and having kids right now.[/c]
ravenhill · 41-45, MVIP
nope i cannut think of any.
IssaJoke · C
i guess dying alone without having left anyone to continue your legacy
JimFarris16 · 18-21, M
[@1041230,IssaJoke] I'm fine with that.
walabby · 61-69, M
Dunno. I have a plethora of them!
You miss out on knowing what it's like to love and care for someone more than yourself
[@1207913,Handmaidssnail] [c=004A59]Not necessarily. You can love and care for elderly family members, pets and an SO -- all more than yourself.[/c]
Miram · 26-30, F
[@1217106,Vampyr] and there is adoption..
If Your family line won't continue. Which is it.

I thought about having Kids when I turn 60.
DonaldTrumpet · 70-79, M
WiemNZ HaZ TighteRz PUZzY?
I think so. Sometimes I wish I would have had more than one.
ReclusiveCanadian · 51-55, M
If you and your significant other aren't 100% prepared for the additional responsibility of having kids, do not have kids.

My oldest was born prematurely, required 8 brain surgeries before he turned 3 years old and as a result developed cerebral palsy. He cannot get out of bed by himself, cannot dress himself, cannot go to the bathroom by himself. He needs almost constant supervision.

No one can ever be prepared for a scenario like this but you need to know that this can happen to you too.
melissa001 · F
No one to take care of you when you get old.
And no grand kids.[@507791,melissa001] I used to think I was being smart by only having one but I now don't have a family. It's just us two.
melissa001 · F
[@14748,Zebrawl] I wouldn't care if I didn't have grand kids.
I'm missing out on the experience. [@507791,melissa001]
Truly being alone after the rest of your immediate family has passed on.
JimFarris16 · 18-21, M
[@328496,bijouxbroussard] I think I'd rather be alone than have kids I have no business having.
[@796214,JimFarris16] Agreed. But in terms of possible cons, that’s the only one I can think of.
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[@482591,CopperCicada] [c=004A59]That's outright prejudice. As bad as calling a black person the N word.[/c]
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[@482591,CopperCicada] [c=004A59]How stupid of him. Does your boss not understand that some people can't have kids and not everyone who applies for adoption is accepted?[/c]
[c=004A59]I never had them, and the worst I can think of re. being childfree is the negativity you might get from family and others. It's a couple-centric family-oriented society. You can find yourself left out and left behind socially, if you don't do as everyone does.

At the same time, no one should have kids unless they love kids, enjoy being with them, and can devote their lives to raising them. The kids need/deserve that, and so does our society.[/c]
Everyone is different I guess. [@1217106,Vampyr]
JimFarris16 · 18-21, M
[@1217106,Vampyr] I actually do wanna get married, we just don't want kids.
[@796214,JimFarris16] [c=004A59]It's between you and your partner. Don't let anybody else decide for you. None of their business anyway...[/c]
TheSunisout · 56-60, M
What you put into life is what you get out👍
It's true [@11430,TheSunisout]
WindTherapy · 56-60, M
Not everyone is destine to be a parent and that's ok. For me, they are one of the best things to happen to me, and have brought much joy to my life.
FloorGenAdm · 46-50, M
No 4th stimulus money? 💰😕
justanothername · 51-55, M
Yours is a fairly understandable view for someone aged under 20. Go and live your life, have fun, travel, meet people and then when you are 30 and have met a cool woman ask each other what are the cons against having kids.
If you make too much money you wont have anyone to inherit it when you die, so your whole life would be pointless at your deathbed
[@33783,MaliaAgain] [c=004A59]You could leave the money to other family members, friends, charities...the list goes on and on.[/c]
JimFarris16 · 18-21, M
[@33783,MaliaAgain] Lol, okay!
StrongerNow · 51-55, F
Off the top of my head....if you don’t have kids, then you won’t have GRANDkids!
JimFarris16 · 18-21, M
[@590870,StrongerNow] Fine by me!
BlueVeins · 18-21, M
no heir to the throne
JimFarris16 · 18-21, M
[@4199,BlueVeins] I'm fine with that.
JimFarris16 · 18-21, M
[@4199,BlueVeins] It may sound weird, but I'm fine with not having a legacy after I'm gone or if I'm not remembered years later.
ImRileyTheDog · 18-21, F
Almost all the reason are cons
JimFarris16 · 18-21, M
[@1452,ImRileyTheDog] what do you mean?
ImRileyTheDog · 18-21, F
[@796214,JimFarris16] Kids suck
JimFarris16 · 18-21, M
[@1452,ImRileyTheDog] Lol I like kids, but not enough to raise them!

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