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).
But there were no role models in the culture – only stories of women so desperate that they were still trying to have babies in their 50’s and beyond.
A full and meaningful life as a woman who wanted children and it didn’t work out? Which is one of the reasons that I now curate a Gallery of Childless & Childfree Role Models on Pinterest.
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!
The ticking clock of babymania feels more like a bomb when you’re living through it as a Double Whammy.
You’ve heard every piece of advice, countless times.
Friends and family tell their single friends to just ‘get out there’ and suggest ever more and more bizarre (and undignified) suggestions of how to meet a partner (things that they would never dream of doing) without realising that they’ve tried it all.
For me, once I accepted that I was never going to be a mother, I lost interest in dating for a few years.
Very soon it will be the UK’s third National Fertility Awareness week which is being organised by Infertility Network UK, the British charity which supports those undergoing infertility treatment.