Increasingly, Career Takes Precedence Over Children for British Women

Countless Smart Sensuality women are mothers: Madonna, Michelle Obama, Queen Rania, Susan Sarandon, Carla Bruni, Angelina Jolie, Sophia Lauren. This famous field comes to mind, before I review the younger set.

Reality is, however, that increasing numbers of women in developed countries are choosing not to have children. (Note that adult women choosing to be single mothers is also the largest segment of single parents.) A study released yesterday in England confirms that 19 per cent of women born in 1960 are choosing to remain childless.

These women are healthy females, often married or cohabitating, and typically sexually active. A similar pattern exists in the US. via London Times