Kelsey Silverstein had been adamant that she didn’t want children ever since she was a teenager. As a result, she approached her doctor in the hopes of having her tubes tied and preventing any unwanted pregnancies. However, Silverstein had little idea of how hard getting a female sterilization would be.
Once upon a time, having children was simply a fact of life for most people. It was expected that adults who were able to produce kids would have them. Consequently, it became a societal expectation for them to want to reproduce. But in recent years, it seems that more and more individuals are opting out of parenthood.