The couple boarded the train taking the seat next to her. The baby in the stroller cooed while flashing a toothless grin. The two locked eyes, she returned the smile he was giving her.
She never gave the abortion she had at 18 a second thought- kids has always been the last thing on her mind- but the twinge of not being able to start a family brought an incurable ache.
Adoption is a possibility since a genetic stew to brew until isn’t possible; the dreaded fiend known as menopause- villain to all women- would never see to such a monstrosity.