Motherhood Missed - Stories of Loss and Living from Women Who Are Childless by Circumstance

Author(s): Lois Tonkin

Current Affairs & Politics

Many women expect to become mothers but are childless through social rather than biological reasons - perhaps they haven't met the right person or they prioritised career or education earlier in life. Featuring international interviews by grief counsellor and researcher Lois Tonkin, this collection of first-person stories provides insight into the under-discussed situation of being childless by circumstance. Each story highlights the different aspects of being childless by circumstance, as women move through their 30s, 40s, and 50s, and beyond their ages of fertility. The book explores feelings of grief and loss, and also how women adapt positively to their changed life expectations, finding excitement in the alternative, rich and complex shapes their lives have taken.

$37.99(NZD)

Available Stock:
0


Add to Wishlist


Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9781785923371
  • : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • : September 2018
  • : --- length: - '6' width: - '8' units: - Inches
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Lois Tonkin
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 306.8743
  • : 224