I did meet a couple of interesting men but one was too ready and one not ready enough and well, that was that.As someone who works for herself and runs a women’s organisation, my life is pretty testosterone free and very nice that is too!She's the author of 2016’s 'Living the Life Unexpected: 12 Weeks to Your Plan B for a Meaningful and Fulfilling Future Without Children' (Bluebird/Pan Macmillan).Gateway Women hosts online communities, workshops, retreats, courses, social events and private sessions for childless-not-by-choice women.The great thing about being out the other side of my grief and rocking my Plan B is that there’s no hurry anymore.
She’s a founding member at (Ageing without Children) and a former Fellow in Social Innovation at Cambridge Judge Business School.
Yet, for some women this is not a situation they chose, but rather one that they’ve ended up in because they’ve made intelligent, honourable choices and behaved with decency and morality towards others.
Many of them have cared for vulnerable family members through their fertile years, have refrained from getting pregnant ‘accidentally’ without a partner’s consent and have worked hard as members of their families, workplaces and communities and have contributed to society as taxpayers.
However, amongst those women joining the private online GW Community born in the 1970s, it seems that social infertility is increasingly prevalent.
The private and personal pain of being both single childless is so extreme that within the GW Online Community we have a special name for it – ‘Double Whammy’.