17 Things Women Without Children Are Tired Of Hearing

It must be nice to have so much free time!

1. “Hasn’t your biological clock started ticking yet?”

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No, but I think my pizza clock started ticking.

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2. “Having children was the best decision I ever made.”


Weird, NOT having them is the best decision I’ve made so far!

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3. “Kids give meaning to life.”


It feels pretty meaningful as is. Maybe I could use some ice cream, but otherwise I’m good.

ID: 3547924

4. “It must be refreshing to not have responsibility.”

Oh, right, it must have escaped me that having children is the only form of responsibility in the world.

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5. “You’re running out of time.”

You are too; you’re running out of time before I realize you’re a jerk and never talk to you again.

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6. “You would be a great mom, though!”

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Probably, but that doesn’t mean I need to pop some kiddos out right now.

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7. “Don’t you want someone to take care of you when you’re older?”

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This is not a reason to have children. Also, that’s what the government is for.

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8. “You’ll change your mind.”

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Ohhhh are you psychic now, too?

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9. “It must be nice to have so much free time.”


Just because I don’t have children doesn’t mean I sit around eating bonbons.

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10. “I wish I could sleep in.”


I’m sorry that you can’t…but that was your choice, and this is mine.

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11. “You might regret waiting so long.”


And you might regret having kids, but I don’t point that out to you.

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12. “You must be so lonely.”

Nope. Doing just fine. Thanks for your concern.

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13. “What if your parents hadn’t had you?!?”


Then I wouldn’t exist?

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14. “You’re just going through a phase.”


If by “going through a phase” you mean following my dreams and aspirations, then yeah, I guess I am.

ID: 3548305

15. “You’re being a little selfish.”


No, being selfish would be having a child when I don’t want one.

ID: 3548309

16. “But *insert city here* isn’t a good place to raise a family.”

Perfect, then! Since I’m not planning on raising one…

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17. “I used to think the same thing when I was younger. Then I grew up.”


Having children doesn’t make you more mature than me. All right? All right.

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