thanks but i’ll pass

I went to my hoohaw earlier this week for an annual exam, and while he was doing what he does, he asked me if I was planning on staying on my birth control all year. At first I didn’t know what the heck he was talking about. And then I realized… he meant kiddos. After all, he reminded me I’m almost 35.

Have I told you I don’t want kids? I’ve never had any interest in popping out spawn, and frankly, the thought of kids scares the crap out of me. So I’m glad I saw a Marie Claire article this week that voices a lot of the same reasons I don’t want any children.  And it also goes into the flak women get when they decide to remain sans kiddos.

And yes, I told the hoohaw doc that I’m staying on my birth control this year… and the year after… and the year after …