Are you and your partner feeling the pressure to have kids but just aren’t ready yet? Are your parents, friends, and family constantly asking, “When are you going to have children?” but you don’t know how to respond without disappointing them? On this episode of Relationship Theory, Lisa and Tom Bilyeu sit down to discuss such matters and more as they explore how you should approach the decision of having kids and why you shouldn’t feel guilt or regret if you decide not to. They discuss how to deal with pressure from family, why honesty about what you want is important, why you shouldn’t let fear of regret drive your decisions, why desire of fulfillment always leads people to have kids, and how children are a reflection of each partner.
Pressure | Lisa and Tom discuss how they deal with pressure to have kids. [0:34]
Honesty | Lisa and Tom discuss why you have to be honest about what you want. [2:36]
Regrets | Lisa and Tom discuss why you shouldn’t live with regret in mind. [3:54]
Fulfillment | Lisa and Tom discuss why fulfillment is the driver behind having kids. [5:50]
Holding On | Lisa and Tom discuss why having children connects your to partner. [7:42]
“I’m not willing to make a decision about having kids now if it’s not right for a fear that I have in the future.” [5:40]
“So, at the end of the day it comes down to fulfillment. Like one of the reasons I think people have kids…” [5:50]