The picket fence has splinters

Okay I’m not saying don’t get married and have kids. I want to get married again and possibly have kids too. I want a house and a porch swing and all that too. I’m just saying we as a society have painted a glossy Normal Rockwell painting that we hold high and strive to live in. This creates ticking clocks, insecurities, but more importantly sets us up for disappointment and internalization when that painting doesn’t match reality and…