En español │After 20 years, you're single again and, heaven help you, on the brink of dating.
Children are not for everyone, but there’s a lot of social pressure on women to procreate.
Sometimes I wonder if we convince ourselves we want children without really examining it.
In sex, just like sports, it pays to play by the rules. In football, officials moved the restraining line from the 30-yard line to the 35, with the intention of increasing touchbacks.
And in basketball, officials dumped the no-dunk rule after fans complained that it made play less exciting.
Perhaps the benefit of not haemorrhaging energy into family stresses?
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