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Woman’s life changed when she met a man who not only wasn’t her type but also didn’t want children

By Nina Steele Katherine Baldwin’s story is typical of many successful women today. As a high flying career woman (she was the political correspondent for Reuters), she had achieved everything on the career front and decided in 2008, aged 37, that the time had come to fulfil the other part of her life, namely find herself a man and start a family.… Read the rest

Percy Gibson chose life with Joan Collins over having children

By Nina Steele Percy Gibson and Joan Collins have been married since February 2002. As this was Joan Collins’ 5th marriage, there was understandably a lot of scepticism about the marriage lasting.… Read the rest

Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux are said to be going strong while we all know what happened to Brad Pitt’s marriage: that’s karma for you!

By Nina Steele I think it’s fair to say that no one in their right mind will ever bet their life on a Hollywood marriage. When two people live and work in an environment where beauty matters more than character, all the bets are off as to how long their marriage will last.… Read the rest

No it’s not selfish for your life to be mainly about you and your husband or partner

By Nina Steele The idea that we are all somehow conditioned to want children in our lives is so entrenched that there are those who cannot bring themselves to believe that a couple can go about their life without being actively involved with other people’s children.… Read the rest

Women under pressure: how society encourages baby factories and toxic mothers

By Adebisi AdewusiDuring the weekend, I watched a few episodes of Hulu’s The Hand Maid’s Tale. The Hand Maid’s Tale is an adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s 1985 dystopian novel of the same title.… Read the rest

The intense scrutiny of the Macrons’ relationship is made worse by the fact that the couple have no children together

By Nina Steele It is quite shocking that so many people seem bothered by the love affair between Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte.… Read the rest

Enjoying the simple pleasures of life as a childless couple

By Nina Steele My husband and I have been enjoying watching ‘Breaking Bad’ lately. As anyone familiar with the show would know, the series started in 2008 and ended in 2013.… Read the rest

Just because you are single and childless doesn’t mean you cannot live your fullest life

By Nina Steele Rob 38, is one of the participants in the BBC documentary ‘Second Chance Summer: Tuscany’, the first instalment of which I wrote about last week.… Read the rest

Some people have never experienced the joys of a happy relationship yet they still feel sorry for a happily childless couple

By Nina Steele A few weeks ago, I rang a relative of mine to tell her that my husband and I would be holidaying in the Ivory Coast some time this year, and offered to meet her whilst we were there.… Read the rest

French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron says his love for his wife is greater than his desire to become a father

By Nina Steele I may not agree with him politically, but the private life of French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron is worthy of interest.… Read the rest