I didn’t want to wean her for a lot of reasons, but the primary driving force was guilt.

I Force-Weaned My Child, And It Was Awful, For A While Anyway

She didn’t wean herself. There was no gradual decline in the frequency of nursing sessions, no mounting interest in outside activities, no moment of clarity in which she realized she didn’t need breastmilk. She would NEVER NOT NEED BREASTMILK. Breastmilk was the literal source of life for her.