I don’t have children, but I have 17 nieces and nephews, and they more than make up for anything that I can do. – Lauren Velez
Having nieces or nephews is a solid introduction into what it means to have children. Those who don’t have children, yet have nieces or nephews that they spend time with, can understand both the difficulties and the joys of having children. However, some people can be great aunts or uncles and still never wish to have their own children.