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Doug and Silke Groff of Fargo married later in life and have decided to remain childless. (Photos by Dave Wallis / The Forum)

Married without children: More couples opting to be 'childless by choice'

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Nicole Reak Turchin kept waiting to be hit by "baby fever."

Although she liked kids, she never really thought of herself as a mom. Even so, everyone told her that would change. She would get married and want to have her own children, they insisted. Just wait and see.


In the meantime, Turchin graduated from college at NDSU, established a successful marketing career and reconnected with a former college boyfriend, Terry Turchin.

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