I had a very happy childhood I just never wanted to be a mom. I love being an aunt and godmother and spending time together with the kids in my life. I get all the benefits of parenthood with none of the drama and baggage. We have taken our nieces, nephews, and godchildren to Europe.
We have hosted a wedding, attended many graduations, and even paid a few tuitions over the years. I have never woken up one day wishing I had a child so I know I made the right decision for me. My husband and I have been happily married for 27 years and discussed this lifestyle before getting married.
I would never have married someone who wanted children, and I am incredibly fortunate to have such a fulfilling life filled with love. I do not think you can compromise on this issue. After 18 years of owning a global branding and marketing firm and working on Wall Street, I have no regrets.
I made the decision to not have children because I never felt the urge to have children. I have concerns about hunger, extreme responsibility, and consumerism. My life is so full of clients, friends, family, travel, and FUN! And there are wonderful children everywhere. I believe that you can be a foster parent. You have friends who would DIE for your help.
There are shelters and programs that would benefit from your overspilling love and so on. The more time you put into your friendships, non-child family members, hobbies, yourself — the more you create personal success. Time is the most precious resource.
Spend it wisely. I kept waiting for regret to seep into my psyche. I had been told so many times and in so many ways that one day I would just wake up wondering where my childbearing years had gone and bemoaned the folly of pouring into myself for my entire adult life as if my body did not have a finite window of time in which to have a baby.
I am years-old and all I have is gratitude. The satisfaction that I was right all along. Crazy Credits. Alternate Versions.
Be sure to not leave your old, longtime friends in the dust while fostering new friendships and relationships. Then, something happens. Crack a joke with the bus driver - even if he ends up looking at you weird. Why did we allow the concerns of others to weigh so heavy on us instead of trusting our own beliefs? If you ask these folks, they'll tell you that it was for the best. What are your thoughts?
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Know Regrets book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. We are all busy. Life happens. There's always something to distract us from getting around to certain things we know we should do.
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And to practice and be discovered by talent scout he needs to be out skating and not sitting in school for eight hours a day, five days a week, followed by hours of homework. Did that make you snicker? Yeah, sure, school — what a pain in the neck, eh?
The kid has a point. We felt speechless - how can we argue with that logic?! That way they can get their education AND spend time pursuing their youth career track. Guy has been nagging us to switch him out of his excellent high school to some kind of a home-based schooling solution. But this is not an easy decision. What if he struggles without teachers hovering over him to get his work done?
Which regret will you feel that you cannot live with? I have found that for these big, important, scary decisions, there is almost always a clarifying certainty when you use this lens about which regret is less acceptable. A clarity that helps you know how to move forward in the face of risk and uncertainty and fear.
And then you can live in pursuit of your big goals, your big dreams, and know that at least you tried. One of these regrets she could live with.
The other: it would sting much more, for much longer. What about you?
Could you make it less agonizing in the present and live with no regrets in the future? Ask yourself the regret filter question and see what comes up for you. And send this post to someone you know who might be struggling with a tough dilemma at this moment — it could really help them break through the impasse!
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