Childless Couples and the ‘Me-Ethos’ …… Will this Change?

Couples and No Kids

     This article attributes the global flight from having kids to a “me-ethos” and “rational choice.” It argues that this is happening in almost all regions of the world. My response to this is while that may be true, in part, this trend may not hold up. in the short-term globalization and technology makes a younger couple seemingly have more options but they will probably settle down. Most people do. My expectation is that they will grow into more responsible and confident individuals and families. The poor economy worldwide over the last ten years has not been helpful. But that is changing. Will see …………..


The Global Fight From the Family.” Wall Street Journal (2.21.15)