Stories

Being embarrassed is a mistake

Posted by on December 14, 2011 at 8:34 pm

Tweet by Annyon Miss (British Columbia) I’m 40 now, and had an abortion over 10 years ago.  I was embarrassed at the time to have become pregnant, as I am a nurse, and nurses should ‘know better’.  Just proves anyone can make a mistake! I get really annoyed when people try to guilt women about […]

Escaped Abusive Relationship

Posted by on November 28, 2011 at 12:55 pm

Tweet by Grateful (Texas) When I was 19 I got pregnant by my abusive boyfriend, whom I was in the process of trying to leave. We had been together for about 2 years and in that time frame he had destroyed my life, my relationship with my family, my credit, and my self-esteem. He knew […]

I grew up thinking that abortion was wrong

Posted by on November 11, 2011 at 10:13 pm

Tweet I’m 22 and my boyfriend is 26. I found out that I was 5 weeks pregnant last Friday. I pondered my choices but ultimately knew in my heart/gut that an abortion was right for me. Like a few girls on here, I grew up thinking that abortion was wrong. I couldn’t accept the fact […]

I do not want to be a mom right now

Posted by on November 11, 2011 at 9:00 am

Tweet by Syd (Virginia) I am going to have my 2nd abortion tomorrow. Even though I have done it before, I can’t help but be nervous, not scared just nervous. For woman who are scared of the physical aspect of it, it’s not bad at all. The most uncomfortable part is when they open your […]

Unwilling to burden our friends and family

Posted by on October 31, 2011 at 11:08 pm

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 […]