A parent lives a complete life?
Can you live a complete life with being a parent? Our users share their thoughts.

Some people can live without kids, but some people can’t imagine life without them. Our facebook fans share their thoughts on whether being a parent ensures a complete life.

Yay sayers

What is life without children??? They do drive us nuts at times, but I could never imagine life without them. - Claire Melim Botha

I cannot imagine my life any other way. My son gives me unconditional love and makes me happy. He is the smile on my face, the twinkle in my eye, the warmth that fills my heart. I love being a parent, even being a single mom does not bother me. He is an easy boy to raise and I am very proud of him. - Tania Horne

Yes and I enjoy it. I love being a mom, it’s the best feeling ever and I wouldn’t change it for anything! - Pieandrie Harmse

Our children are our lives and what’s life without them? I can never imagine a quiet life. - Sagree Moodley

I'm going to be a mom soon and I’m so looking forward to it.  Just feeling my baby move inside me is sensational on its own.  So having my baby here is certainly going to change my life for the better. - Melanie Gertse

Life is NEVER complete without children. I saw this quite clearly in a friend who believed she couldn't conceive until she got a serious dose of gastro at the age of 43 that turned out to be a gorgeous little boy she is finally a content complete woman.  - Shelli-May Timms

My children are my treasures and I can’t imagine life without them. Funsho Adeniyi Coker

It’s a matter of choice

I don't know, I am 35 and don't have children yet (by choice) and I have never seen my life as ‘not complete’. I love my life as it is now and I am sure I will still love it with or without children... - Desiree Pillay

I think that it’s different for everyone. I have kids, but I don't feel complete! There are things I still want and need out of life. Don't get me wrong, my kids mean everything to me, and I don't ever want to imagine a world where they are not part of it. BUT someone without kids can feel more complete or less. I'd say its person dependant. - Thameen Van Der Schyff

Life is all about balance...work, kids, husband, family and me-time of course. To find a balance of all those without giving one too much or too little attention is what makes a life complete.  - Tanya Ronnie-Daniels

Can you live a complete life with being a parent?

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