“Am I a jerk by kicking out a very vocal childless flatmate after my wife got pregnant?”
Two days ago, 29-year-old man converted to AITA community On Reddit, following an incident with one of his flatmates who has been living in his and his wife’s house for quite some time.
“’Caitlin’ (32nd floor) is very opinionated and outgoing. She is also childless and is very vocal about it sometimes (not always, but anything related to children). When something happens, she always intervenes),” the author explained.
So when the author and his wife finally got pregnant, they decided to tell both of their flatmates that they were three months pregnant. I did. After one slanderous remark after another, the couple had to make a decision.
The man thinks he may have gone too far by kicking out a very vocal childless flatmate who kept making offensive remarks about the baby he was expecting with his wife.
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according to Recent research According to Michigan State University, most people who are currently childless made the decision to not have children at a young age. indicates that there is no
Representing more than one-fifth of the population, the survey found that 21.6% of childless adults did not want children from an early age. The study aimed to distinguish between childless and childless adults.
moreover, pew research report In 2021 and beyond, 56% of childless adults under 50 said they were unlikely to have children, and simply don’t want them. There are a myriad of reasons for this, Pew points out, but the main factor is financial burden.
While there is no doubt that the childless population is growing faster than ever, it is clear that we must respect each other’s life choices, whether we choose a childfree life or become a parent. it is clear.
Regarding this particular incident, Redditors seem to agree that the roommate in question crossed the line trying to dictate and criticize how the owner of the house she lived in chose to live. Some people, including the author of this story, have speculated that the roommate was about to take a rent reduction offer because there was a baby in the house. , did not take such an approach to resolve the situation.