Archive for October, 2011

Unwilling to burden our friends and family

October 31, 2011

Tweet by Julie (Wisconsin) I’m 23, and so is my boyfriend. I found out that I was about 6 or 7 weeks pregnant about 6 weeks before he was due to leave for the a 27 month service in the Peace Corps; he was going because he wants to attend medical school. I was in […]

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Regain My Footing

October 30, 2011

Tweet by Relieved (Texas) I’m 26 years old and I had a surgical abortion two days ago when I was 7 weeks pregnant. To sum it up, I got pregnant after a stupid early morning encounter with my ex boyfriend. I took the morning after pill, but i guess those little soldiers were just too […]

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All my life I was taught that abortion was wrong

October 26, 2011

Tweet by Arianna (Illinois) I am 23 years old, a recent college graduate and I had my abortion in September of 2011 when I was 5 weeks pregnant. My story starts with reconnecting with an ex-boyfriend nearly ten years later because he needed help getting his life back together (or so he led me to […]

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Having a child suits different people at different stages in their life

October 19, 2011

Tweet by A (British Columbia) Finding out I was pregnant was a shock. My boyfriend and I had been responsible and using birth control everytime throughout the duration of our relationship. One time, unknowingly, my birth control failed. My boyfriend and I discussed our options, and he was understanding and told me that he’d support […]

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I am not a victim of my choice

October 7, 2011

Tweet by Faith (British Columbia) Three days I ago, at 24, I had an abortion. It’s important to me to share my story for two reasons, I want to own my experience, and I want to help the next girl in my shoes find courage and strength in herself when she makes her choice. I […]

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