Morning Digest, Dec 7

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S’porean says life in SG has convinced him not to have kids; doesn’t want the kid to suffer same living pressures

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A Singaporean posted on the social website Reddit recently, admitting that although he has a good life in Singapore, the stress and pressure make it far “from an ideal” one, even for kids.

Life in Singapore has also convinced him that he doesn’t want to have children. Competition from a young age, one of the longest work weeks in the world, one of the most stressed out workforces, long working hours, the push toward productivity and upskilling to remain in the workforce until late in life, were some of the reasons why.

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