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Being Childfree is A PRIVILEGE, Whines TechBro

40 year old techbro Isaac Schlueter went on a middle of the night 30-tweet rant about how those of who avoid crotchfruit are truly privileged and should bow to poor poor parents. His kid is going to hate him.

Highlights: Not having children is a form of privilege, and it's one we don't talk about nearly enough.

Yes, raising a kid is, on balance, wonderful and rewarding. I wouldn't give it up for the world. But also, parents bear huge costs, and the ongoing survival of civilization as we know it literally depends on them continuing to do that grueling job.

parents bear a burden that is largely invisible to non-parents, who have the luxury of being oblivious to the lack of that burden.

"What, so, because I don't have kids I have to work harder while they get a pass for missing meetings? How is that fair?"

Because in 50 years, when you need people to tend to you, and food to eat, and a functioning society to support you, these are the people making that happen.

I'm not complaining about being a parent. The fact that I get to witness this little person becoming who they are, bit by bit and day by day, its like the most trite cliche thing you can say, but it really is amazing. Words can't do it justice.

But amazing as it is, it's not EASY, and the not-easy-ness of it is literally unlike anything else. Parenting is the pinnacle of human experience, in so many ways.

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by Anonymousreply 114Last Tuesday at 8:27 PM

"I'm not whining!"

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by Anonymousreply 1Last Friday at 6:34 PM

Someone regrets his choice to have a kid and won't admit it.

by Anonymousreply 2Last Friday at 6:35 PM

If only... condoms existed.

by Anonymousreply 3Last Friday at 6:37 PM

The Earth is overrun with humanity. Being childfree is being responsible for a better, cleaner, more peaceful world.

by Anonymousreply 4Last Friday at 6:39 PM

MARY!

Are parents some poor victimized minority now? Most people have kids, being a parent doesn't make you special.

by Anonymousreply 5Last Friday at 6:40 PM

Where is his dick pic?

by Anonymousreply 6Last Friday at 6:40 PM

On the plus side, my dogs will never read a Twitter manifesto about how much I hate having dogs.

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by Anonymousreply 7Last Friday at 6:41 PM

It’s insanely expensive to have a child, so to claim that all parents are disadvantaged is crazy.

by Anonymousreply 8Last Friday at 6:41 PM

He's one of those upper middle class suburban couples who have a fuckload of kids in quick succession, like its 1890 little house on the prairie and they need a bunch of brats to help with the farm. A lot of these perpetually stressed out suburbanites would be less overwhelmed if they had one or 2. Or none at all. But their narcissism demands a large family

by Anonymousreply 9Last Friday at 6:42 PM

I’ve never regretted my decision not to have kids. I despise most families I encounter.

by Anonymousreply 10Last Friday at 6:43 PM

The reason most kids exist is because their parents were horny and too lazy (or drunk) to practice a method of birth control. Then there are people like my mom who are codependent and wanted an excuse to avoid working a job, and wanted someone to take care of her. (That became my job when I was about 22.)

I know it must be rewarding to watch a tiny person learn to walk, talk, etc. But if my cat meows for more than two minutes, I feel like flying into a rage. I can't imagine dealing with a screaming baby or a tantruming toddler. Unless your child has special needs, stop your complaining, and go back to posting pics of your kids on your social media.

by Anonymousreply 11Last Friday at 6:46 PM

"Because of the pandemic, I can't pay other people to spend time with my kid. I hate it."

Only needed one tweet, dude.

by Anonymousreply 12Last Friday at 6:46 PM

Why do people feel that they need to broadcast every brain fart to the world?

It only backfires in your face. Couldn't he have phoned a friend to discuss? And the friend would let him ramble on and then tell him he's nuts?

Or was this a group discussion with his wife? I can't tell. He's just pissed he has to actually raise his children without nannys and babysitters.

It's below him. That much is obvious.

by Anonymousreply 13Last Friday at 6:47 PM

This is the kind of shit they all start saying when the realization hits that they made a mistake and were happier without kids.

by Anonymousreply 14Last Friday at 6:47 PM

If everyone stopped having kids I would greatly appreciate it. Lessens the chance that I’ll be reincarnated on this shithole planet again.

by Anonymousreply 15Last Friday at 6:47 PM

Not having kids I can pat myself on the back for having a much smaller carbon footprint on Earth. Think of all the trash and pollution your generations of ancestors would create in the coming centuries. He should be thanking those who don’t have kids...

by Anonymousreply 16Last Friday at 6:51 PM

True privilege is the Olive Garden's Family Style ToGo Meal Bundle, strictly off-limits to barren single folk.

by Anonymousreply 17Last Friday at 6:52 PM

Unlike other privileges, the "privilege" of not having kids is readily available to all.

by Anonymousreply 18Last Friday at 6:53 PM

R18 Very true.

by Anonymousreply 19Last Friday at 6:56 PM

Issac had a choice to keep his dick in his pants and since he didn’t, gotta blame someone else. Being childless is awesome, good for the planet and even better for the pocketbook. I just spent several grand on a cool bike, EAT IT ISSAC! Enjoy your debt and responsibilities. I’ve got a bike to break in. What a fucking maroon. If his type is responsible for the continuation of the human race, sayonara ....

by Anonymousreply 20Last Friday at 6:57 PM

R19 but where are you from???

by Anonymousreply 21Last Friday at 6:58 PM

I'm honestly flabbergasted. I would never expect to hear such a rant from a straight guy.

Being a parent - there are positives and negatives

Not having kids - there are positives and negatives.

Jesus Christ, deal with it. Children and marriage/being in a relationship - people are obsessed with their status in those regards and apparently need the entire world to get on board with their choice.

by Anonymousreply 22Last Friday at 7:01 PM

My uncle was married three times. He's in his late 60s, and he has two daughters (in their 30s and 40s) who still call him with crises that require him to send money. He can't say no, because his grandkids are involved. He's never going to be able to retire.

by Anonymousreply 23Last Friday at 7:04 PM

I worked with some great women who were completely and hilariously honest about having raised bad seeds and regretting it. Much preferable to this angsty HuffPost baloney...

by Anonymousreply 24Last Friday at 7:08 PM

Does this guy have no self-awareness whatsoever?

by Anonymousreply 25Last Friday at 7:14 PM

Most childless people I know look younger than their true age. Seriously.

by Anonymousreply 26Last Friday at 7:16 PM

Another pretentious asshole. I feel sorry for his kid who has to grow up with such a whiny cunt for a father.

by Anonymousreply 27Last Friday at 7:18 PM

I see he’s set his Twitter to private now.

by Anonymousreply 28Last Friday at 7:24 PM

Unless I end up in love with a man who REALLY wants kids...childfree is the way to be!

by Anonymousreply 29Last Friday at 7:27 PM

"Being childfree is being responsible for a better, cleaner, more peaceful world."

If your parents had been "childfree" then you wouldn't exist. I don't have kids myself, but some of you are coming across as cunty. Especially people who refer to children as "crotchfruit" - you're someone's "crotchfruit"

We all are

by Anonymousreply 30Last Friday at 7:28 PM

It’s not as if we’re suffering from a people shortage on this planet.

Stop pumping out kids.

by Anonymousreply 31Last Friday at 7:29 PM

I could see having some once I'm settled into a point in my career that I'm really happy with my work, and I have all my personal relationships settled. But, by then, I'll be too tired and lower in patience, and what kid wants to grow up with a parent who's constantly mistaken for their grandparent.

This world isn't such a great place. If I wanted to raise a kid that bad, I'd rather find one who's already stuck here on this planet rather than create another human being.

by Anonymousreply 32Last Friday at 7:30 PM

R30 here's a better one...having kids is keeping cum as a pet.

It's a joke, not a dick, don't take it so hard.

by Anonymousreply 33Last Friday at 7:30 PM

Why do I get the feeling this fucktard gets up every morning and repeats to himself “I love being a parent” as affirmation of his regretful decision to become cum inside a vagina?

by Anonymousreply 34Last Friday at 7:31 PM

^^^ meant to say cum inside a vagina

by Anonymousreply 35Last Friday at 7:32 PM

"The reason most kids exist is because their parents were horny and too lazy (or drunk) to practice a method of birth control."

No, believe it or not many people want to have kids and intended to have them. Some of you need to get out more.

"Issac had a choice to keep his dick in his pants and since he didn’t, gotta blame someone else."

Huh? Did I miss something? It sounds like he's a family man who chose to have kids, not someone who unintentionally knocked up a woman

by Anonymousreply 36Last Friday at 7:32 PM

[quote]I see he’s set his Twitter to private now.

He should’ve done that with his vas deferens.

by Anonymousreply 37Last Friday at 7:35 PM

four words for so many people to consider: "Shut yer goddamn mouths"

by Anonymousreply 38Last Friday at 7:35 PM

The internet never forget. Presented for the CRINGE of Datalounge.

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by Anonymousreply 39Last Friday at 7:38 PM

"I hate my daughter"

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by Anonymousreply 40Last Friday at 7:41 PM

To be fair, guys named Issac are bound to have parenting issues.

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by Anonymousreply 41Last Friday at 7:48 PM

Bearing children and rearing children are choices, not moral obligations. Isaac tried and failed to repackage rotting religious mandates as hipster pseudo-philosophies, and he's fucking furious that his evaporating entitlements are not precious to all.

by Anonymousreply 42Last Friday at 8:24 PM

All you anti-children people, put your convictions in action and tell the fucking 3rd world and the Chinese about it. Westerners are already below replacement in most countries.

by Anonymousreply 43Last Friday at 8:33 PM

His choice to have kids, no need to take it out on those who dodged that bullet.

by Anonymousreply 44Last Friday at 8:34 PM

On the other hand, we need someone to pay into the social security ponzi scheme in the next 40 years, so the straights need to keep cranking out kids.

by Anonymousreply 45Last Friday at 8:40 PM

No-baby privilege.

The last-resort argument of the incel.

"Don't make me look like racist, baby. Pleaaaaassssse."

by Anonymousreply 46Last Friday at 8:58 PM

DEFINITELY what R4 said. That's why I skipped fatherhood - not egomaniacal enough to "require" replicants. Something tells me the world will keep right on turning, even if my DNA is no longer out there.

by Anonymousreply 47Last Friday at 9:16 PM

"parents bear a burden that is largely invisible to non-parents, who have the luxury of being oblivious to the lack of that burden. "

Yeah, it's a burden, but one that's voluntarily assumed.

I used to have a college professor who had five kids, and who at least once per lecture day, would go on a rant about how society ought to do more to support parents. And every single fucking time, I'd think "Don't ask society in general! Ask the people who encouraged you to have all those kids! Oh wait, nobody did, therefore if you're unhappy with your life it's nobody's fault but your own". Of course I didn't say that out loud, because I wanted good grades, but I'll say it again now because I haven't changed my mind about people like that.

by Anonymousreply 48Last Friday at 9:29 PM

[quote]put your convictions in action and tell the fucking 3rd world and the Chinese about it.

As any international organisation will be very quick to point out, it is racist to impose one's cultural and moral values on others.

by Anonymousreply 49Last Friday at 9:37 PM

I guess R43's education was a little.... parochial

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by Anonymousreply 50Last Friday at 9:39 PM

People don't put enough thought into having kids before they have them. Try and get an extended babysitting gig first, at least. This guy clearly wants someone else to do the drudgery while he is there for the Kodak moments.

by Anonymousreply 51Last Friday at 9:43 PM

Fuck civilization.

by Anonymousreply 52Last Friday at 9:45 PM

Isaac the Frau

by Anonymousreply 53Last Friday at 9:47 PM

Is his wife asian?

by Anonymousreply 54Last Friday at 9:53 PM

Isn't part of the reason progressives argue for abortion is because people *do* recognise how much of a burden children are and so believe that no-one should be forced into parenthood?

There are lots of difficult and time-consuming, but rewarding, things I could *choose* to do with my time that also makes society better - volunteering, doing a socially useful job, creating a great work of art..... all at least as vital to the future of the species as another two average white kids?

by Anonymousreply 55Last Friday at 9:53 PM

Isaac: "They walked over legos in the dark to tend to a screaming child while you were in your bed."

Me: Yes. And isn't it NICE! For me!

by Anonymousreply 56Last Friday at 10:16 PM

How is the burden invisible? We've all BEEN kids. We know what we put our parents through.

by Anonymousreply 57Last Friday at 10:18 PM

Society should support parents and it already does. Parents are also regarded as less selfish human beings by majority of people in society. So what more do parents want? They get tax breaks, accolades for having pooped out kids, and automatic assumption of being caring. Those who are parents want more $$$ and special support than they deserve over childless people.

Those who work in healthcare know how many times colleagues lord over their parental status in hopes of guilt tripping you to work extra holidays for them. Or they’ll use excuse of “sick” kids at home when it’s their kids” birthdays which they post it on FB. I once had a cunt colleague who wanted me to work her mother’s day because “your mom’s dead anyways you won’t have anything planned”. She knew it was my first mother’s day without my late mother.

So yeah it’s constant assumptions like that. Also many childless people take care of their elderly parents and relatives, so don’t assume that we don’t have responsibilities or aren’t caring people. I had to take unpaid leave to care for my mom when she was dying of cancer. While colleagues were allowed to take paid leaves to care for their sick children.

by Anonymousreply 58Last Friday at 10:41 PM

r29 So your future path belongs to a man you haven't met yet?

by Anonymousreply 59Last Friday at 11:15 PM

[quote]parents bear a burden that is largely invisible to non-parents

FALSE. The burden is very visible, and it is precisely the reason I chose not to become a parent.

by Anonymousreply 60Last Friday at 11:23 PM

[quote]The burden is very visible

And, generally speaking, very audible.

by Anonymousreply 61Last Saturday at 12:44 AM

I don’t buy the argument that we should celebrate all parents choosing to have children because otherwise we wouldn’t exist. I can celebrate my OWN parents for this. I also don’t mourn the nonexistence of the 10 plus siblings they could have created for me. Everyone has a limit on how many children they think is a good idea to create and some of us believe there should be less than others.

by Anonymousreply 62Last Saturday at 3:06 AM

I wonder what his wife thinks of all this? You just know she does 90% of the childcare.

by Anonymousreply 63Last Saturday at 3:12 AM

R58 exactly! Can’t count how often I’ve had to work holidays because breeders come first. They get paid maternity/paternity leave for every kid, then bitch about how much they sacrifice. I drop my whole life to take care of my elderly mother and get nothing but a gap in my resume.

by Anonymousreply 64Last Saturday at 3:21 AM

[quote]Everyone has a limit on how many children they think is a good idea to create and some of us believe there should be less than others.

And some of us believe there should be fewer.

by Anonymousreply 65Last Saturday at 4:50 AM

Being fat is a privilege ---- Skinny people.

Being skinny is a privilege ----- Fatty McFattys

by Anonymousreply 66Last Saturday at 5:00 AM

Haha, so happy with my life choices!

by Anonymousreply 67Last Saturday at 5:25 AM

[quote] I'm honestly flabbergasted. I would never expect to hear such a rant from a straight guy.

From the looks of him, this guy is maybe two steps away from transitioning.

by Anonymousreply 68Last Saturday at 5:34 AM

All this guy's whiney rant proves is that the concepts of personal responsibility & accountability are indeed dead.

by Anonymousreply 69Last Saturday at 5:36 AM

I honestly don't have a problem with kids and the whole identity of parenting- I have nieces and nephews, friends and associates with kids - the opportunity to spend considerable time with kids and observe them and their parents. Though the message is drilled to death, I don't disagree that the experience is actually amazing and rewarding and "deep", even if it is a huge burden and can cause moments of extreme doubt and stress.

But, like has been said a million times - it's a choice; a very clear choice. It can be avoided - and just as importantly, it can be mitigated. If you have one, you don't have to have two. If you have three, you don't have to have five.

by Anonymousreply 70Last Saturday at 7:36 AM

R70 you don’t?

by Anonymousreply 71Last Saturday at 7:45 AM

Did anyone save the original rant? I tried, and can't view the OP's link, it now has "limited access".

by Anonymousreply 72Last Saturday at 8:39 AM

R72 it’s literally posted up-thread as an IMGUR link

by Anonymousreply 73Last Saturday at 8:40 AM

Who asked this spindly little bitch to procreate in the first place?

by Anonymousreply 74Last Saturday at 8:48 AM

CHUCK IT DOWN THE PAN!

by Anonymousreply 75Last Saturday at 8:52 AM

Now, that's a MAN!

by Anonymousreply 76Last Saturday at 9:06 AM

"I wonder what his wife thinks of all this? You just know she does 90% of the childcare. "

Yup, he mentions that his wife has put her career "on infinite hold". And since he's whining about his "support system" being cut off by the pandemic, I'm guessing 99% of the rest of the childcare is done by the day care workers he mentions, and the grandparents.

But of course, he society and his employers ought to be supporting HIM, and not expecting him to show up for meetings. They have child-free people for that.

by Anonymousreply 77Last Saturday at 9:16 AM

But this spoiled Techdouche is right about one thing - people who claim that their pets are "like their children" are annoying and idiotic.

And I say that as an animal person who's always had pets and hated children, and who's always been annoyed by people who suggest that my darlings are "like your babies". They're NOT like human babies or children, they're animals, and the relationship between animal and human is completely different than a relationship between a parent and child. I'm not trying to mold my pet into anything, projecting unrealistic expectations onto them, or acting like a complete phony around them because I'm trying to look like a perfect parent... me and my animals are just being ourselves and enjoying each other as we are. And that's why I like animals, and never wanted children.

by Anonymousreply 78Last Saturday at 9:22 AM

Mansplaining birth control.

by Anonymousreply 79Last Saturday at 9:36 AM

I agree it’s annoying to act like one’s pets are their children but it’s still fun to tell people with kids who are always talking about their kids. “Oh your tired because your child had a friends birthday party this weekend? I feel you, my dog had a play date with the Terrier down the street...you know he is like my child right?”

by Anonymousreply 80Last Saturday at 9:37 AM

I wonder how many kids this couple has. For some reason, straight couples always seem to turn into bitter dysfunctional assholes after having a 3rd baby. The ones who have just one child and maybe a 2nd one a few years later seem relatively sane and together. A third baby always seems to spell a descent into financial and mental problems for everyone .

by Anonymousreply 81Last Saturday at 11:55 AM

And the 3rd child is way more likely to be abused (usually neglect by parents, sometimes worse by older siblings) and is the most likely to grow up a dysfunctional mess as a result. Some do escape that cycle, fortunately.

by Anonymousreply 82Last Saturday at 1:41 PM

Kids suck.

"I use wire hangers on my kids, not my clothes."

by Anonymousreply 83Last Saturday at 2:26 PM

Having a kid is the dumbest thing a person can do. There is literally nothing about parenthood that looks appealing to me. And breeders are the most insufferable, entitled people on earth. No one has children for any reason other than their own vainglorious needs so spare me the lecture about raising the next generation of doctors, scientists, etc. You wanted a vile little copy of yourself and you got it. Now you want a fuckin medal too? Get fucked. Go sit in the corner and think about what you did. Meanwhile, I'll be enjoying my ample free time, flat stomach, uninterrupted sleep, and oodles of disposable cash.

by Anonymousreply 84Last Saturday at 3:16 PM

The tweet has been deleted.

by Anonymousreply 85Last Saturday at 3:22 PM

The frau's are triggered on here

by Anonymousreply 86Last Saturday at 3:52 PM

Some people get a ridiculous sense of entitlement once they have children.

by Anonymousreply 87Last Saturday at 3:54 PM

[quote]he mentions that his wife has put her career "on infinite hold"

Isn't he a millionaire who works from home now that GitHub bought his company? Why would she have to put her career on hold?

by Anonymousreply 88Last Saturday at 9:03 PM

[quote]If your parents had been "childfree" then you wouldn't exist.

I wish.

by Anonymousreply 89Last Saturday at 9:48 PM

R88 because he can't pay other people to handle the drudgery during the shutdown.

He has to do all the parenting, not just the fun bits.

by Anonymousreply 90Last Saturday at 10:01 PM

"I wonder how many kids this couple has."

I think it's just one, he mentions "daughter" several times, not "kids" or "daughters", or "son", or "sons". IMHO what's happening here is that he's been working at home during the pandemic, and he can't go to the office to get away from the kid or offload her onto daycare, and he's suddenly realized that parenting is actually (GASP) 24/7!!! And that at least 22 of those hours involve noise, stress, and distraction! Which he hadn't realized before this, because his wife and the daycare people were doing all the childcare!

Which is typical of straight couples. I really wonder why there aren't more young widows among them.

by Anonymousreply 91Last Saturday at 11:12 PM

So he's complaining about what women have been enduring since forever? It finally affects him and he's falling apart. Oh the humanity.

by Anonymousreply 92Last Sunday at 12:47 AM

I'm happy that he is speaking out. This topic used to be so taboo. Back in the day you would be shunned for even hinting at not totally loving being a parent. In our current climate of radical honesty and oversharing, more and more people have been opening up about the suckagge of parenthood. I hope breeders continue to be emboldened and speak out. Perhaps our overpopulation problem will be solved.

by Anonymousreply 93Last Sunday at 2:15 AM

Bite your tongue, R93!!

by Anonymousreply 94Last Sunday at 5:50 AM

[quote] My uncle was married three times. He's in his late 60s, and he has two daughters (in their 30s and 40s) who still call him with crises that require him to send money. He can't say no, because his grandkids are involved. He's never going to be able to retire.

He probably spoiled them when they were kids, and now they are used to it. My cousins are the same way. My uncle is in his 70's and raising his grandkids full-time because his daughter and son-in-law can't be bothered.

by Anonymousreply 95Last Sunday at 6:25 AM

I guess it's a privilege if you go around fucking chicks without a condom willy-nilly without expecting to have to be responsible for the kids that might result from that... especially if you have to marry one of those chicks.

by Anonymousreply 96Last Sunday at 6:31 AM

Also explains why there are so many single moms. The baby daddy can’t handle being a father, and off he goes. As for all who posted in support of being childless, I would like to buy you all a drink. I have plenty of disposable cash available. Children are a sexually transmitted disease that becomes an anchor around parents for at least 18 years. No thanks.

by Anonymousreply 97Last Sunday at 6:47 AM

Don't listen to techbros. They are stunted undersocialized nerds who know nothing besides tech. They are products of a glorified trade school or polytechnic.

by Anonymousreply 98Last Sunday at 7:01 AM

I agree with R97 but also include those who sacrifice to adopt other people’s children—you are saints in my book.

by Anonymousreply 99Last Sunday at 7:02 AM

Those who say they're worried that there will not being enough people around to support future generations always mean that they're worried that there won't be enough American white people around to support future generations.

by Anonymousreply 100Last Sunday at 7:23 AM

The real taboo is how many people admit privately that they regretted having kids. I’m talking about people across all socioeconomic levels, people admit to this during therapy. I have a colleague who has 2 young kids, she and her husband make over $350K a year, own a nice home in SF. She’s constantly miserable and frazzled at home, she says her only respite is coming to work because she doesn’t have to deal with her kids. Particularly her kindergarten age daughter, who been seeing child psychologists since age 3. They’re now diagnosed the girl with oppositional defiance disorder plus psychopathic traits. At age 5. She’s already been kicked out of one public school for being violent against teachers. Now they’re worried about her possibly turning violent against their other kid. You can tell she absolutely regrets having the daughter. Very sad.

by Anonymousreply 101Last Sunday at 7:45 AM

Having children is the ultimate crapshoot. No matter what you do it can always blow up in your face. What I don't get is people who are surprised when it isn't all a rose garden. There is no guarantee and people are clueless enough to express genuine confusion when it isn't the fairy tale they thought it would be. It's like Denise Richards marrying Charlie Shee, no one can say she didn't know what could happen. Maybe he needs to just "man up" and actively participate in raising his child, like women have been doing for centuries. In other words "Quit your bitchin".

by Anonymousreply 102Last Sunday at 9:08 AM

[quote] All you anti-children people, put your convictions in action and tell the fucking 3rd world and the Chinese about it. Westerners are already below replacement in most countries.

Actually China’s population has already started a decline that is set to accelerate dramatically this decade, and there’s nothing the government can do to stop that.

Earth’s human population will peak in about a decade then start to decline. In 2100 there will be fewer people than there were in 2000.

by Anonymousreply 103Last Sunday at 11:24 AM

40 something year old gay guy here with a college degree. I work full time, cook, clean, do laundry, take out the trash, etc... I don't get thousands of dollars in tax breaks for having kids or being married. Apparently I have some other "half" of myself that deserves a separate salary, alimony, child support payments and what not.

by Anonymousreply 104Last Sunday at 11:56 AM

Sitting at home all day while your DH is at work, and your kids are off at school/daycare, is not a "full time job".

by Anonymousreply 105Last Sunday at 11:59 AM

R103 the reason that the world's population is forecast to decline is economic development. Apparently when people (especially women) become educated and affluent, acquire skills and varied life experience, and thus more freedom and agency, they choose to have fewer kids. Funny that.

by Anonymousreply 106Last Monday at 7:46 PM

[quote]She’s already been kicked out of one public school for being violent against teachers. Now they’re worried about her possibly turning violent against their other kid. You can tell she absolutely regrets having the daughter. Very sad.

Hmm. Sounds like it's time for a car parked in a remote spot on a hot day for hours ...

"It even happens to good parents!"

by Anonymousreply 107Last Monday at 10:17 PM

R101 Yikes. Was little Rhoda Penmark adopted? If a bio child, does either parent have psychopathic traits?

by Anonymousreply 108Last Monday at 10:29 PM

[quote]Hmm. Sounds like it's time for a car parked in a remote spot on a hot day for hours ...

Or a basement window left unlocked on Christmas night....

by Anonymousreply 109Last Tuesday at 8:56 AM

It is a well-earned privilege I revel in!

by Anonymousreply 110Last Tuesday at 10:30 AM

Fuck him.

by Anonymousreply 111Last Tuesday at 10:39 AM

He's right, it is a privilege, but not one I'm ashamed of.

by Anonymousreply 112Last Tuesday at 11:48 AM

Of course, the REAL privilege is being able to choose whether or not to have children. That's not a choice available to billions of humans who are of reproductive age now, and which wasn't available to the overwhelming majority of humans who've ever existed.

If a person chooses to reproduce now, of their own free will, I don't feel sorry for them if they don't like it.

by Anonymousreply 113Last Tuesday at 8:18 PM

Hot car kids are called “Lil’ Sizzlers”

by Anonymousreply 114Last Tuesday at 8:27 PM
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