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I' decided to be "childfree" at 21, and had a tubal ligation. If any of my family had issues with this, they where polite enough to keep it to themselve. However, I think they simply knew me well enough to know that this was the best thing for me. I've never been the maternal type, never had much interest in little kids, and didn't want even the slightest chance of an unplanned pregnancy. More than 10 years later, its still the best descision I've ever made. I'm not selfish, I don't consider myself environmentally superior to people with children (though I do wonder about those with more that 2 or 3 kids- there really are enough of us humans already), I just don't want any of my own. I have a neice and nephew, and more with come with time, I'm sure- I can do fun kid stuff with them. By chance/fate/whatever, my boyfriend/partner has kids (grown) with his ex-wife, so it isn't an issue for him. To me, it is just the type of person I am.
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