Stories

No post-abortion regrets

Posted by on July 22, 2011 at 12:00 pm

Tweet Exactly one year ago to the day I realized that I hadn’t gotten my period in a few months. That wasn’t all that much of a surprise. I’ve only been able to maintain a consistent cycle when I was on birth control. But last December, I lost my job, which meant that I lost […]

Nothing to be afraid of

Posted by on July 21, 2011 at 12:00 pm

Tweet by Sera (NY) When I found out I was pregnant, I knew immediately I wouldn’t allow the pregnancy to continue. I didn’t feel sad or desperate to end it, in fact I felt perfect peace with my decision. I was raised in a family, church and community that don’t subscribe to the idea that […]

Planned Parenthood Was Great

Posted by on July 14, 2011 at 9:42 am

Tweet by Willow (Alabama) I’m 20 years old, and found out that I was six weeks pregnant about a week ago. I am in a committed relationship, but we only make $800 a month together, so we knew that we couldn’t do this. Planned Parenthood was great. I told them my financial situation, and was […]

Greatful that I have the choice

Posted by on June 8, 2011 at 11:05 am

Tweet by (Kay, Ontario) I am 22 years old and a year and 3 months ago I got pregnant. I found out I was pregnant about 11 weeks later I was faced with a tough decision, whether I wanted to continue my pregnancy or terminate. I had only been dating my boyfriend for about 5 […]

Kelly’s Story

Posted by on April 27, 2011 at 9:16 am

Tweet Abortion stories all share two common traits; they are all incredibly personal, and yet they all sound eerily similar. Mine is not so different. I have a dominate genetic disease, that “activated” when I was 9 years old. In many ways, this disease is hellish; I am in constant pain, I must avoid sunlight, […]