Richard’s experience: Think twice

This is my sad tale of woe. However, the most sympathy I’ve ever received is, “Sucks to be you!” For many years growing up, I never gave much thought to the idea of parenthood. Even when discussing it with friends at an early age (e.g. 12, 13, 14) most of them said they wanted two … Continue reading

Jeff’s experience: A trip to Sunkist land

Hi all. Like many of the other contributors to this page, I thought I’d share my experience so that any of you who are considering vasectomy might breathe a bit easier. My wife and I have been together for 10 years now (we’re both 30), and throughout that time we have discussed in detail the … Continue reading

Dan’s experience: Childfree and nervous

I am 27 years old, married, no children. My wife and I decided long before we were married that we did not want to have children. I was initially a little nervous to have the procedure done, but after researching the Internet it helped to calm my nerves (a little). The first visit went smoothly. … Continue reading

A reader’s story: Post-vasectomy sex

My experience of vasectomy resembles that of others. Certainly, my wife and I carefully considered the decision, viewing it as a permanent choice – in our case, not to have children at all. And I did a lot of web-searching and reading on my own before deciding that what I was hearing from my doctor … Continue reading