I just heard a ridiculous opinion piece on a news channel that suggested the reason why couples are having fewer children now is because women want to go out and party more often. Okay…..who doesn’t want to go out and have a good time? First of all, that’s sexist. And second, she should do her homework before getting on a national cable news channel and saying incredibly reckless things. Here are the top 10 reasons why couples are having fewer children in Western and Western-leaning countries. This, according to a report from the Population Reference Bureau.

1. Child care is incredibly expensive. In order for more couples to make it, both have to work. So that means child care. It’s a lot of stress for an up-and-coming family,

2. Many are waiting for financial stability. Back in your parent’s day….someone could work at one job for their entire life, providing a lot of stability. But that was back in the day.

3. The stress of modern society makes more people want more downtime. If you’ve had kids, you know getting downtime is a thing. Fewer kids mean more…

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