Confessions of a Childfree Woman: A Life Spent Swimming by Marcia Drut-Davis

By Marcia Drut-Davis

After pointing out on 60 mins her wish to by no means have young ones, Marcia Drut-Davis used to be fired from her instructing activity and commenced receiving dying threats from outraged americans. Now, in her stirring new memoir Confessions of a Childfree girl, Drut-Davis tells the tale at the back of that nationwide television visual appeal and recounts the painful aftermath.

Along the way in which, Drut-Davis exposes and explores our culture’s rampant pronatalism and the stigma we proceed to connect to childless ladies. by means of taking us deep into her personal lifestyles and the emotions—positive and negative—surrounding her daring selection, Drut-Davis lays naked our society’s delusion that actual achievement and happiness can come in simple terms via procreation.

Reflecting on her 70 years, Drut-Davis takes a good examine what she’s misplaced by means of now not having youngsters, yet her concentration regularly returns to all she has won: a lifestyles lived with out regrets.

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