Not every woman's idea of fulfillment involves having children. Whether we're up front about wanting kids, evasive or just unsure ("Not now, not for a while, maybe one day..."), the fact is that many of us simply aren't born with an innate desire for motherhood. Starting a family may simply not be a number one priority...and it's becoming more and more of a choice, rather than part of a woman's role in life.
But this very personal choice can cause relationship problems if your partner is set on having children. We asked five readers to share their stories with us, and asked our experts for their insight. Plus, get our tips on how to cope if you and your partner are at odds over the issue of having children.
- Women who don't want children
- Are you ready to commit?