When I Say I’m Not A Mother

Thanks to Natalia Sobolivska @sobolivska for making this photo available freely on Unsplash 🎁

When the subject comes up as to why I don’t have kids at my age, as it sometimes does, my answer is simple, I don’t have kids that were born of my womb, that does not mean I don’t have kids I had in raising. And not having children I gave birth to was not a decision I took lightly, our family has genetic conditions that can be passed from generation to generation, which include Factor V Leiden, and Neuromuscular Conditions, in fact I lost…

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