Flack for having an only child
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|Fri, 07-31-2009 - 5:31pm|
My husband and I know with all our heart that we can only handle one child, and we are at peace and happy with our decision. The problem is what people are saying or not saying around us, e.g., that our child will be lonely, and God forbid something happens to both of us, who will our child turn to? All these guilt-trip comments bother me.
These people (relatives with multiple children) make us feel as though we're being bad parents for not having another baby. When the truth is that we feel that we're better parents when we only have 1 child.
Are we really doing our child a disservice for deciding to have an only child?