Do people have kids because they genuinely want kids or because it's what is expected of them once they reach a certain age?

Sometimes I wonder if people genuinely want kids. Are they happier with kids, given the sacrifices and cost of having children?

7 Answers

  • John P
    Lv 7
    4 weeks ago

    Various people have children for various reasons. You have named two of those reasons.

  • Mark
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    Môsť ppl who rproduc do so of their

    own true desir as it's naturl to wan kids

    of your own but a handful get prssurd

    too :|

  • 1 month ago

    im sure it depends on the person

  • Jill
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    I'm sure there is a whole lot of grey area in between those two extremes.

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  • 1 month ago

    Most envision a family life, unaware until it happens of the tremendous responsibility, sacrifice, and disruption it creates. Those opting not to are brave, because a stigma still remains toward couples producing children, capable or not.

  • Rick
    Lv 6
    1 month ago

    I WANTED kids !!! .................................

    Source(s): Grand Dad of Twelve.
  • 1 month ago

    With out kids life would be meaningless and bore.

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