harbingers

by rantywoman

Or at least one reason– the childfree:

http://www.slate.com/articles/double_x/doublex/2010/07/the_real_reason_more_women_are_childless.2.html

Could these childless women be harbingers of a new world, one in which parenthood is considered an active choice and not simply the default state of adulthood? As the Pew research shows, childlessness was once the domain of the highly educated, but now every other segment of society is catching up. Perhaps future generations will look at phenomena like the Jennifer Aniston tabloid womb obsession and wonder how it was possible that anyone could have once cared so much if some women chose not to have babies.

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