Over the years, we've seen Ina Garten share a lot of her life on TV and learned a lot about her. She has a
According to People, Garten opened up in an interview on the Katie Couric Podcast: "I really felt, I feel, that I would have never been able to have the life I've had," she told Couric. "So it's a choice, and that was the choice I made."
Garten also touched on the stigma that surrounds women who decide not to become mothers. She and Jeffrey met at Dartmouth College ("He saw me walking around the campus and he said to his roommate, 'I wonder who that girl is,'" Garten recalled) and married in 1968, a year when gender stereotypes were decidedly less progressive than they are today. Even so, Garten says she never felt
We can't help but respect Garten for opening up about her choice—and thank her, too. Can you imagine
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