The Baby Gap

What to Expect When You're Not Expecting

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Should we lie about our age online?

Many months ago, I interviewed a dating coach for one of the chapters in my book, The Baby Gap. The chapter is called ‘Dating with baby goggles on’ and I wrote a feature on the topic a few years back (NB newspaper headlines and captions are out of my control). The pre-edited version of the article read like this: I saw him across a crowded room. Nice eyes, great smile, […]

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Maybe No Baby

On a recent Sunday afternoon, I had coffee with two men – one who was looking and feeling exhausted, mostly because he has a six-month-old baby, the other who was looking and feeling awake and refreshed, mostly because he doesn’t. The man without the baby had decided, with his long-term partner, not to have a family and, many years on, they were still together and happy with their choice. For […]

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