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I Can Barely Take Care of Myself: Tales From a Happy Life Without Kids

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 16, 2013

    Read it in one sitting - no kids to distract me!

    Jen Kirkman being child-free by choice details exactly what it is like to be constantly called immature, selfish and generally guilted into having kids when you don't want to. If you too are child-free OR know someone who is you should be reading this book in between nappies. Seriously though - really good voice and one that MANY will find some comfort/solace in.

    4 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 8, 2013

    Absolutely fantastic!! Jen Kirkman is taking a stand for so many

    Absolutely fantastic!! Jen Kirkman is taking a stand for so many of us out there that have made the choice to be child-free. I've told all the "no kids for me!" people in my life to read this book. It's funny, frank, makes you laugh, makes you angry... all-in-all a must read for everyone. Even if you have kids, please read it, it'll give you a different perspective on our decision to not have kids.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 28, 2013

    Thank you Jen Kirkman!

    You nailed it and thanks for doing so on behalf of we in the childfree by choice community. Sometimes I feel like people think I'm crazy when I try to explain the nonsense I've had to endure my entire life, but I think from now on I will just refer them to your book. This should be required reading for parents whose sense of entitlement these days is beyond overblown. I can't wait to buy copies to pass out to my other CFBC friends!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 23, 2014

    Gorgeous

    Gorgeous

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 14, 2013

    Like it

    Entertaining and quick read, Jen hits all the points on how it feels to not have kids when it seems like everyone else does.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 12, 2013

    So relatable

    Glad to know others have to deal with the ridiculous responses people give when you tell them you don't want children.

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