April 14, 2007
The truth is, they were both terrified of having children. She was convinced that she would be as bad a mother as her own had been. Sometimes it really bothered her how alike they were: self-centered, luxury-loving, impractical, spoiled, lazy. She liked to think that she had some good qualities that offset these, but she knew she didnít have it in her to make the sacrifices required to be a good parent. And if she couldnít be a good mother, she didnít want to be one at all. He, scarred by his own mother, agreed. They never regretted their decision.