Two Is Enough: A Couple's Guide To Living Childless By Choice

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fall In Love. Get Married. Have Children. For Most Couples, Marriage And Children Go Hand In Hand. And Yet, The Number Of People Choosing Childlessness Is On The Rise. These Are The Childless By Choice—people Who Have Actively Decided Not To Have Children—rather Than The Childless By Circumstance. In two Is Enough, Laura S. Scott Explores The Assumptions Surrounding Childrearing, And Explores The Reasons Many People Are Choosing To Forgo This Experience. Scott, Founder Of The Childless By Choice Project, Examines The Personal Stories Of People Who Have Faced This Decision And Explores The Growing Trend Of Childlessness. Scott’s Expert Knowledge And Analysis Offer A Picture Of The Childless By Choice—who They Are, Why They’ve Chosen To Remain Childless, And How They’ve Had These Conversations With Loved Ones. Honest And Unapologetic, two Is Enough Recognizes The Challenges Of Being Childless In Today’s Society And Offers Suggestions On How That Same Society Can Change To Make Room For The Childless And The Childfree.

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scott, Founder Of The Childless By Choice Project, Contributes To The Growing Literature On People Choosing To Forgo Having Children. She Bases Her Observations On An Extensive Survey, Exploring The Decision-making Process That Relates Not Only To The Ramifications Of This Decision But Also To Living A Childless Life In A Pronatal World. Scott Discusses This Emotionally Wrought Topic In A Measured, Neutral Tone That Will Appeal To Those Making These Decisions And Their Extended Families.

Author : Laura S. Scott

Publisher : Seal Press

Published Year : 2009

Format : Paperback, 264 pages

Dimensions : 5.50 (w) x 8.20 (h) x 0.80 (d)

ISBN : 1580052630

ISBN13 : 9781580052634


Overview :

Fall in love. Get married. Have children. For most couples, marriage and children go hand in hand. And yet, the number of people choosing childlessness is on the rise. These are the childless by choice—people who have actively decided not to have children—rather than the childless by circumstance. In Two Is Enough, Laura S. Scott explores the assumptions surrounding childrearing, and explores the reasons many people are choosing to forgo this experience. Scott, founder of the Childless by Choice Project, examines the personal stories of people who have faced this decision and explores the growing trend of childlessness. Scott’s expert knowledge and analysis offer a picture of the childless by choice—who they are, why they’ve chosen to remain childless, and how they’ve had these conversations with loved ones. Honest and unapologetic, Two Is Enough recognizes the challenges of being childless in today’s society and offers suggestions on how that same society can change to make room for the childless and the childfree.