Are you dealing with guilt, shame or self-blame from deciding to not have kids? Has your family, friends, and loved ones passed judgement on you for your decision? On this episode of Relationship Theory, Lisa and Tom Bilyeu sit down to discuss such matters and more as they explore how to deal with shame, guilt, and blame placed on you for making the decision to not have kids. They discuss how to deal with self-same and judgement, why they themselves decided to not have kids, and why being selfish when it comes to personal decisions is okay.
Feeling Judged | Lisa and Tom discuss their feelings of self-shame and judgement. [0:24]
Decisions | Lisa and Tom share why they decided to not have children. [2:38]
Be Selfish | Tom and Lisa discuss why it’s okay to be selfish on personal decisions. [5:10]
“You’re my number one, I’m your number one right now. And so, if I had children, you would become my number two.” [2:45]
“You need to be confident in owning your decision and if people are going to judge you, then maybe they’re not the right people to have in your life.” [5:03]