The decision to have children or not is one of the most impactful choices you can make in your life. Whether you decide to go down the traditional route and start a family, or instead to focus on your ambitions and other goals, there is some level of regret that will come into play. After all, whether you have children or not, there is some scarifies that you will have to make. 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 the regret you may feel from not having children. They discuss the sacrifices you have to make whether you have kids or not, the obligations you have to tend to when having children, what the worst case scenarios are in either decision, and the other connections in your life that can fill the void of not having kids.
Regret | Lisa and Tom discuss the potential regret over not having children. [0:43]
Obligations | Lisa and Tom discuss the needs and attention children require. [4:25]
Worst Case | Lisa and Tom discuss the reality of not having children. [6:38]
Connections | Lisa and Tom discuss the other people in their life that meet their needs. [9:20]
“You walk into a room, there are 1,000 open doors. You have to close all of them but one in order to move forward.” [0:43]