Here’s the truth: there aren’t any quick tips or easy fixes for happiness in a childless life. But, my ideas on how to be happy when you can’t have kids may help you see things in a new light – especially if you haven’t chosen… Read More »How to be Happy When You Can’t Have Kids
They say it’s easier to learn how to find peace when you call yourself “childfree” instead of “childless.” I say female and male infertility is painful no matter what label you give it. Painful, but not permanently disabling…unless we give it that power. These tips… Read More »7 Ways to Make Peace With Infertility
Are you saddened by your life as a childless woman? Here’s one of the best tips on how to be happy without kids: connect with other women who have experienced infertility. “I am now in a place where I can say that childlessness has proved… Read More »How to Be Happy Without Kids – Inspiration From Lesley
If you’re one of a million women coping with childlessness, you know there are no quick or easy tips on how to be happy. Not being able to have kids is devastating. Here’s how my husband and I cope with being a childless couple –… Read More »5 Surprising Secrets for Coping With Childlessness
On my article about depression when you can’t get pregnant, a reader asked how to connect with other women coping with infertility. Here are a few ideas… I don’t have an infertility forum, and I didn’t want to start a thread about coping with infertility… Read More »How Are You Coping With Infertility?
My friend just announced her pregnancy; I’m happy for her, but sad for us. Here’s how I deal with the sadness and frustration of not getting pregnant. We can’t have babies, and aren’t pursuing fertility treatments. I’m usually okay with my childless life – I’m all… Read More »When Your Friends Are Pregnant and You Can’t Conceive
We can’t have children, and I keep thinking about starting a support group for childless couples in Vancouver. I got the idea because I have to write a paper for one of my social work courses. The more I work on this paper (which isn’t… Read More »Support Group for Couples Who Can’t Have Children – Social Work Paper
On 5 Surprising Secrets for Coping With Childlessness, a reader asked how to decide if she should have children. She’s weighing the pros and cons, but doesn’t know for sure what to do. “My husband and I married last year at the age of 42 –… Read More »How to Know If You’ll Regret Not Having Children