• ‘It is devastating': the millennials who would love to have kids - but can't afford a family

    12 days ago - By The Guardian

    They are working three jobs, changing careers or moving to faraway areas with affordable housing in order to drum up enough money for children of their own. Sadly the numbers still don't add up
    “People need to stop telling me to ‘just get on with it' if I want to have children,” Jen Cleary says, clearly exasperated. “Most of my generation simply cannot afford to. Being childless is out of my hands and it is a devastating and frustrating reality.” Cleary, a 35-year-old former teacher, is recounting how financial precariousness means that her dream of having a family may never come true. It...
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