Submitted by: F.M. For all the women reading this, I hope this story gives you hope and strength because I promise, the process may be a lot easier than anticipated. Below is my story of truly a very positive experience, so please keep reading. When I found out, I was terrified…. Being someone who has […]
Submitted by: Kayla I wrote a post and submitted it a few days ago about how terrible I imagined I would feel after the abortion. Well, I had the surgical abortion yesterday at 7 weeks 2 days. I’m amazed at how normal I feel. I’m just holding on to my breath like… does the guilt […]
Submitted by: Kayla This is such a difficult situation that I never predicted I would choose to make. Having one child already makes this decision easier and more difficult simultaneously. I think about the fact that the once growing child in my stomach when I wasn’t ready to parent, is now a two year old […]
Submitted By: Yani My period was late, at first, I didn’t worry because its happened before because of stress and I thought this was no different, but I decided to take a test just to ease my mind. It only made things worse. All three sticks read positive. I was in shock, I couldn’t believe […]
Submitted by: Dannie Today I had my procedure done and I don’t know how to feel. I feel sad sometimes, then I feel a little relief. I do want to become a mother, but the timing right now is so off and so wrong. I made the best decision for me. My boyfriend understands and […]
Submitted by: Ja’Nai The words that play over and over in my head… “I had 3 abortions.” I never imagined this when I was younger and started my family. My first HG pregnancy, I knew something was wrong when I woke up every night throwing up, every morning throwing up and extreme nausea and dizziness. […]
Submitted by: J If you’re reading this and you’re freaking out about the pain (like I was), and the procedure in general, I’m here to tell you: you can do this. Before my abortion, I read everything I could find online about the procedure. I have an extremely low pain tolerance, so I was mostly […]
Submitted by: Ellie Many years ago, I worked for Medicaid as a hospital representative. A good Italian cafeteria Catholic in her early 30’s living the good life. I had no feeling about abortion one way or the other. My coworker received requests from physicians to terminate pregnancies for clients. When the first of many came […]
Submitted By: Anonymous I was 17 when I got pregnant, because I was stupid and didn’t go to Planned Parenthood to get contraceptives. I schedule my abortion appointment, but fortunately miscarried a few days before. I never admitted to my mother I got pregnant, but it did finally ask her to take me for an […]
Submitted by: Grace I had my abortion in October of this past year. I feel like there is a certain societal pressure to be okay — to feel relief, to feel empowered. I feel the exact opposite. I know it was the right thing for me to do, but I can’t escape the empty feeling […]
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Submitted by: Sara I had an abortion 8 years ago. I never told my parents… I barely told anyone. I have always been terrified of disappointing my parents. The experience of having an abortion caused me a lot of trauma and really affected my self-esteem for a while. I eventually worked through it, changed as […]
Submitted by: Danae When I found out I was pregnant at 27 years old I had so many mixed emotions. Up until that moment I was always pro-choice, but told myself and others that if I got pregnant abortion wouldn’t be right for me. That all changed when my preconceived expectations of what it would […]
Submitted by: Michaela I thought I had the flu. I was a sophomore in college at the time and it was around the time that all the students were getting sick. My boyfriend insisted that I go to the health center on campus. I made an appointment and told them I either have the flu […]