“You do realise your clock is ticking, right?”
I remember the first time someone reminded me that my biological clock was ticking. She said it in a hushed voice like it was some kind of secret. I looked back at her in the way I had become accustomed to looking at people who prodded at my relationship status, why I didn’t have kids or what I was waiting for.
This brief exchange led me to wonder why it is that women are repeatedly reminded of their tick, tock.. biological clock. Continue reading