Ah, having children—it can be the easiest or hardest decision of your life. With the constant barrage of baby announcements on Facebook and Instagram, it can often feel as though there isn’t a soul on earth who isn’t making babies. But, of course, that isn’t the case. There are plenty of women who have chosen different paths in life—ones that are just as legitimate and fulfilling.
From actresses like Jennifer Aniston and Cameron Diaz to singers like Dolly Parton and writers like Elizabeth Gilbert, these 25 celebrities talk about their personal reasons for not having kids. Take a read, you just might relate.