I can voice my opinion about what I think is good for society at large, which is what virtually every editorial or opinion piece in history also attempts to do.

It’s not just about women's bodies, I would always prefer if two parents were involved, even in the event that a man uses a surrogate to conceive on his own. it just happens far less frequently.

And as far as looking at reasons children grow up fatherless, wouldn’t you say women using IVF on their own is one of them? That’s exactly what I’ve done. I’m not exactly going to write a PhD thesis on the extremely multifaceted reasons people choose to abandon their role as a parent, though I have done quite a lot of research on this topic.

Of course, as I’ve said to previous commenters, there are always exceptions to the rule. You can have an orphan who goes on to become well-adjusted and successful, but statistically speaking, it's hugely beneficial to have both parents in the home. One of the biggest determining factors for a child to go on to drop out of school, or commit crimes or end up in jail is when they only have one parent in the home. Obviously, if a woman wants to have a child on her own through IVF it’s her choice, I never said it wasn’t. My piece, however, is designed to make people think about both the impact this has upon children as well as society at large.

For some reason, you want to interpret it as an attack on women, and not provide any data or evidence to support your view.

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Hello! My name is Louis. I write about the growing cannabis industry, politics, religion, and philosophy. Co-founder of Australians.news

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