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20 Things to Tell People About Your Choice Not to Have Kids

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Some of us just don't want kids. It's as simple as that. But for those of us who want to skip the motherhood thing, we often hear "you'll change your mind" from just about everyone. Um, no.

At some point it becomes exhausting to tell people that you won't change your mind. So instead of answering with the same old thing, here are 20 responses to drop on those naysayers that will, hopefully, quiet them for good. Because, after all, it's your choice and you really shouldn't have to explain yourself to anyone.