It’s tough to have kids: We can’t afford ’em, and apparently, don’t really even want ’em.
And doing without things most Canadians consider necessities — everything from giant TVs and laptops to restaurant outings and recreational toys — is tough to swallow in an increasingly consumerist society.
Confusing necessities and luxuries isn’t fatal, I guess, except in the cases when women choose abortion because they couldn’t afford to have a child. For some women, being destitute is a real problem. For others, I say, enjoy the flat screen TV–but will it still be as entertaining when you’re old?