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Positive experience with medical abortion

February 4, 2013

Tweet by Alissa (British Columbia) I had a very positive experience with medical abortion (pills at home). I was so nervous about the pain and discomfort but was provided with more than enough pain killers (3 different kinds of varying strength) and I didn’t even feel the need to reach for the strongest ones. The […]

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Cannot imagine not being allowed to control my own body

January 28, 2013

Tweet by Sarah I was 18 when I became pregnant, about a year ago. I had been in a ~1 year relationship but broke it off shortly before finding out about the pregnancy. There was no fight, we just didn’t love each other anymore. I had been on the pill, so I feel I did […]

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I live my life differently now

December 20, 2012

Tweet by Cass (Massachusetts) I have never once wondered whether getting an abortion was right for me. I knew from the bottom of my heart that it was. I was in the midst of a divorce from a verbally and physically abusive man who drank excessively and had spiraled into a really bad person since […]

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No regrets in my personal decision

October 29, 2012

Tweet I have my reasons, the same as many other women/girls have for the abortion. I was too young, I wasn’t ready, he wasn’t the right boy/man to have a child with, he didn’t want a child, I couldn’t afford a child, I felt it would ruin my life, or I would ruin the child’s […]

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Reading the experiences of other women helped me

October 24, 2012

Tweet by Cary (New York) I had a surgical abortion three days ago, I was only four weeks. While most women usually find out around now, I knew within days that something wasn’t right. I am 34 years old, so I go on and off the pill to give my body breaks from the hormones. […]

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