A Note About Fathers Day

As childless women we dread the knowledge that it is nearing Mother’s Day.  We avoid certain shops and conversations – but what about our childless spouses and Father’s Day? Because men tend to be less vocal about their childlessness we sometimes forget that Father’s Day can be a very difficult holiday for them.  If they…

Even Strong Men Grieve

Men and women are different. Shocked? I doubt it. However, did you know that men and women grieve differently too? While there are now more resources available for individuals who are childless, they have tended to be written from the female perspective and to a largely female audience. One reason for this may be in…

Some Blessings Don’t Come Until Heaven

This is the first post in a monthly series of personal experiences by women who are members of the Childless Mormon Support Group.  Today Christina tells her story. ——————————————————————– What is wrong with me? What did I do wrong?  I did all the right things so why am I being punished?  Why, Why, Why, is what…

Good Grief

In a church so focused on families, not many LDS individuals arrive to a place of childlessness as our first choice. More often we land here after some experience, or a multitude of experiences, which lead us to a place of knowing (but maybe not always really accepting) our being childless for the near future….