When I began reading this, I thought the discomfort would be coming from women with children. Not men who have no concept of what carrying a child or childbirth are like, or will ever have to entertain the tasks.

I’ve also punished myself for being “selfish” at the thought of perhaps not wanting children, but isn’t it more selfish to bring children into this world in the knowledge we may not truly want to be parents? I know what I'd rather live with...