People keep asking why I don’t have children. I don’t know what to say
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Resist the urge to over-explain yourself, says Annalisa Barbieri – you have nothing to apologise for

I’m a middle-aged woman, and many women I meet ask if I have children. I do not. They often ask why not, but I cannot tell them. The real reason is because I am a failure, both personally and professionally, and have been for most of my life. There are many causes – a mental health condition that it would be immoral to pass on, a date rape, an abusive relationship, a promising career destroyed by...


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