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Content Tagged: uncertainty

I’m 38 and have always wanted to have children. My current partner is 42 and says he is willing to have a child with me – but he has a very short fuse and gets very pouty when he’s not getting all my attention. I’m seriously questioning whether he’ll make a good father, but I don’t feel I have time to end this relationship and find someone else to have kids with. What should I do?

Written by our mental health expert Janet Takefman, Ph.D. Good parenting involves many specialized skills, attributes, and sacrifices. However, there is really no way to determine who will make a good parent and who will not. Many people, men and women alike, step up to the plate when they become parents and even surprise themselves […]

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Egg freezing before age 35 can help prolong a woman’s fertility.

Women who are delaying childbearing and are concerned about their ability to become pregnant later when they are ready to have children, may want to consider freezing their eggs to use at a later date. This procedure was originally created to provide women facing the damaging effects of cancer treatments with an option to preserve […]

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Read one woman’s story of why she decided to freeze her eggs.

Recently, the featured blog post on “The Daily Muse” was written by a woman who decided, at the age of 34, to freeze her eggs. The woman talks about her reasons for electing to freeze her eggs along with the details and her experience of the procedure (e.g., cost, fertility medications, extraction). A demanding work […]

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Childfree Living

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