BBC World Service – The Conversation: Choosing to be childfree

I would like to dedicate this podcast to my husband Robert Steele, who passed away suddenly two weeks ago. Although the podcast is being published today, January 25, it was recorded on November 10, 2020.… Read the rest

A link to the Q&A for the movie “To Kid or Not To Kid”

Nina Steele was one of the panellists for the live Q&A about Maxine Trump’s film “To Kid or Not To Kid”. You can watch the full discussion here.… Read the rest

Old age without adult children sucks

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Community Forum Update

Two community members opened two new threads recently. Sadly one of the threads by ‘Mayflower’, was to tell the community of the loss of her beloved pet dog.… Read the rest

I am afraid my husband will leave me unless we have a child together

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Listen to Nina Steele’s podcast on completely embracing life as a non-parent

In this podcast, Nina discusses her life from wanting children to living happily childfree. She also speaks at length about the cultural issues she had to work through in order to get to the place of peace she is at now.… Read the rest

Media request for BBC Africa

Are you an African woman, living in Africa and who also happens to be childfree? If so, BBC Africa would like to speak to you. They are having a discussion on the pressure on African women to be mothers and are keen to hear from women who have chosen to be childfree.… Read the rest

A link to Nina Steele’s interview for the website:

As its name suggests,, promotes the childfree life, with an African audience in mind. Children are still considered a person’s greatest achievement on the African continent, and because of that, the majority of people still assume that parenthood is the only way.… Read the rest

Media request for BBC Wales

Are you a childless by choice woman from Wales? If so, would you be interested in being featured for a piece on childlessness on the BBC Wales website?… Read the rest

JOIN NONPARENTS.COM’S ONE THOUSAND STORIES CAMPAIGN! is passionate about educating people so they understand all the aspects and complexities of being a non-parent. One way of doing that in addition to all the resources available on this website, are through the personal stories of childless and childfree people everywhere.… Read the rest