For centuries, broody mothers and grandmothers have driven their daughters to the brink of insanity with comments like “when will we finally hear the pitter-patter of tiny feet?” Or worse, being told to be “careful, you are getting close to your peak fertility.”
The past year of on-off lockdowns has only compounded the anxieties of older, single women who wish to have children.
For many, the only opportunities to ‘meet the one’ were either logistically challenging (socially distant strolls) or painfully awkward (dates via Zoom); pandemic-era dating hasn’t given much of an opportunity for blossoming love.