This study explores how Greek lesbian women envision parenthood and the motives that lie within their desire to have children. Interpretative phenomenological analysis was used to illustrate the inner experience of the participants, through analyzing the data obtained through individual interviews with 12 lesbian women. The analysis revealed three overarching themes: a) towards the prospect of ... [Show full abstract] remaining childless, b) being less confident about parenting skills, and c) dual rejection. This study’s results show that in a cultural context that promotes and advocates parenthood the prospect of remaining childless together with internalized heterosexism, can be significant expressions of minority stress, that challenge participants' desires and comfort with parenthood. This study emphasizes the need to avoid oversimplified and static explanations for lesbian women’s desire for parenthood and consider their choices within a wider and multifaceted context.