No Kids, Please! Online Dating for the Childfree


Details ran a great article a few days ago entitled "The No-Baby Boom." If you're interested in the full article - and it's great! - go ahead and read it and then come back. I'll still be here. For the TL;DR crowd, I'm going to pull out the parts that are relevant to singles dating online.  (But definitely go to the article and check out the pretty infographics!) The Four Types of Childfree People Laura S. Scott, who surveyed 171 subjects for her book Two Is Enough: A Couple's Guide to … [Read more...]

Dear Anon-O-Box: Please Say You Don’t Want Kids

Dear Anon-O-Box, I'm a straight male who doesn't like or want kids. Ever. I'm 32 and I'm not likely to change my mind about this. That said, finding women who think similarly has been extremely difficult and I'm wondering if I'm coming to the point where I can choose between being unhappy by having kids/seeing someone with kids or being unhappy from being eternally single. Any advice on what I can do or where I can go? - Childfree, Please e answers: Dear Childfree, You picked the right … [Read more...]

Childfree by Choice: More Online Dating Tips

In my previous post on this topic, I focused on profile considerations for  those who live the childfree lifestyle. To recap, honesty is the best policy, especially when it comes to reproductive choice.  Nobody wants to fall in love with someone and invest time in a relationship only to find out that the person wants furry, not fleshy, children. As a childfree person, you don't want to fall in love with someone who says they don't want children only to find out (possibly after marriage) … [Read more...]

Childfree By Choice: Online Dating Profile Considerations and Conundrums

I've always said that if I wanted to hear the pitter-patter of little feet, I'd put shoes on my cats. Do I hate kids? Nah.  But as a teacher, I have upwards of 120 kids in my immediate care every weekday and the occasional evening, weekend, or trip to Europe.  Do I really need my own offspring at home?  Nah. But that's just my opinion. There are others who are just dying to become parents or who are already proud parents.  The're on the online dating scene.   So what's a childfree … [Read more...]