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Content Tagged: relationships

Study shows children with one parent just as happy as those with two

A recent study provides evidence that children living with one parent are as happy as those living with two parents – findings that are likely to provide relief to those individuals considering sole support parenthood. The study was conducted in the UK by researchers from NatCen Social Research and was recently presented at the British […]

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Leaving my relationship for a chance at motherhood

My name is Rachel. Wendy and I met when we were in our late 20s and moved in together when we were in our early 30s. We had the “kid” talk before we moved in. At that point, we were both fairly certain that we didn’t want children. Most of our friends didn’t have kids, […]

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A snap choice? Research shows childless couples make decision after one conversation

New research sheds some light on how couples make the decision to remain child-free. The study was conducted at Middlesex University in the UK and surveyed 75 childless women over age 35 who did not want children. The results showed that approximately 36% of the respondents had decided not to have children after just one […]

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I’m a 37-year old woman. My husband and I have been trying for over 2 years to get pregnant. We’ve been through 2 unsuccessful IVF cycles. It seems like everyone around me is having babies including my sister and sister-in-law. It’s getting painful to be around them. Am I overreacting? Is it okay for me to give myself some space from all of these family-focused gatherings?

Written by our mental health expert, Dr. Karen Kranz, Registered Psychologist.  Trying to get pregnant for over two years and enduring two IVF cycles without the outcome of a baby is heartbreaking. You have been through painful, invasive, and costly treatments and still are not any closer to fulfilling your dream of having your child. […]

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