Lukas Klaschinski: We talk a lot about the influence that parents’ behavior has on their children’s imprints – but it’s rarely about how having children actually affects the parents. Even if there is still a societal expectation that children always come first for their parents and that they have to put their own needs aside for the children – and they are happy to do so – the reality is probably a little different: according to surveys, it would be namely every fifth parent no longer decides to have children! So the phenomenon is no exception.

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