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The Flip-Flop

When a couple decides on "no children," it might really mean "no children . . . yet."

a little bit pregnant
By Elinor Lipman
January 29, 2006

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We agreed in our youth, easily and companionably, that we weren't going to have children. It was 1975 when we married, and our no-child avowal needed little defending in our circle. The one couple with a toddler seemed the odd pair out. "We had her during the baby bust," they liked to say, smiling in what I now recognize as ... (Full article: 765 words)

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