“I don’t like kids”

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Kids, man. Sometimes they can be really overwhelming. If you’re not a pro with kids (who is? Kindy teachers? Parents of 10?) it’s really easy to feel out of your depth when they’re around.

They might ask you loudly in the supermarket while pointing at your soft belly if you’re having a baby. They pick their noses and wipe it on stuff. They might tell you, apropos of nothing, that they have “a penis!!!” Maybe they’ll cry if you smile at them wrong.

They’re loud and weird and emotional and needy.

But, that’s kind of the point, right? They’re tiny people learning how to person. It’s ok if you don’t want to take part in that sometimes gross ‘please-don’t-eat-that’ learning. But what isn’t ok is saying “I don’t like kids”.

There’s a societal expectation for women to be maternal. We’re made to feel like there’s something broken inside of…

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