Top Ten Responses for When People Ask Why You Don't Have Childrencovenste Seemingly more so than ever, married couples are making the choice not to have children for a variety of reasons. If you are among this group, you know how hard it can be for others to wrap their heads around someone not wanting to receive the greatest gift the world has to offer. No doubt, you have been asked by members of the older generation, giddy new parents, and kids who assume "baby in the baby carriage" is the only conceivable next step to marriage why there is no pitter patter of little feet in your home.
Most people will let you get by with a simple we've decided not to response, but if you're asked in a particularly accusatory manner or are just feeling like mixing it up, here are some other responses you can give when someone asks why you don't have children.
The Top Ten
That's from the 'Harold & Kumar: Escape from Guantanamo Bay'-school of parenting. - BKAllmightyV 2 Comments
And just what exactly is wrong with red heads? Nothing. That's right.
SHD would be triggered. - Therandom
The red hair shades are the rarest hair colours in the world. Less than 2% of people in the whole world are born with naturally red hair. I am a redhead and I'm proud of it.
I actually enjoy reading troll comments like yours, not because they're offensive to some people, but because they are a demonstration of how pathetic the person who wrote them are. They often just end up making me laugh, and this one is no different. Thank you very much for entertaining me. 😂
If you want to send me a butthurt comment, then go ahead. Make my day.
Well,... Sharon was homeschooled and I went to a school where they taught abstinence only. We've been sending letters to storks and even asked the Santa at the mall, but no luck so far. - covenste
Leaving the "Like your kids are" unsaid!V 1 Comment
We named him Stewart, after Marie's late grandfather. - covenste
The accusatory tone people tend to take when people ask why you don't have kids can make you feel uncomfortable. This way you can return the favor and then some. - covenste
The ribs were especially tender. - FluffyBanana
This is what I'll say someday LOL. - BoredJeff02
That'll be my excuse when I am an adult. - NikBrusk
The thought of me raising a feminist scares me... LOL - ryanrimmel
Let the gossip girls have a ball circulating that juicy rumor. - covenste
Why'd you marry them? - Lucretia
LOL, this is absolutely BRILLIANT - TwilightKitsune
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2. We tried, but we conceived doggy style and ended up with a puppy.
3. I sold them to a pedophile so I can pay the bills without problems
2. My in-laws have red heads in their family tree and I couldn't bear the shame of having a ginger child.
3. [Spouse's name] is already a raging alcoholic so we don't need another person in the house babbling incoherently, soiling themselves, and crying for no reason.