Submitted by: Laura When I met the father of my baby, I was in a fairly bad mental state where I didn't really know what I wanted and I was searching for anything that sparks happiness or fake happiness... it didn't matter. We had months of unprotected sex, half of which I was on the depo … [Read more...] about Abortion at 19
It’s been exactly a year since I walked into planned parenthood with tears in my eyes and made the toughest decision of my life. It feels like just yesterday I was on my way to my appointment just asking for a sign, wondering if this was the right choice. I can remember every detail from that day. … [Read more...] about One Year Later. Life Goes on.
Submitted by: Maria I had an abortion the day before my 17th birthday. The days that followed started to blur and become meaningless hours; I couldn’t find myself for a while. Everyday is still an internal battle but I try to find ways to deal with the loss of my little bean. Me and my partner … [Read more...] about My Abortion at 16
“Don’t let it go too far,” says the gravel-voiced therapist I saw four timesIn a room that was spare.Low table, coffee pot, Kleenex.Not a couch but a black leather chair, Dusty slants of light.Her face lined with counsel,Solid, leaning forward, always asking.Not a couch but a chair. “Close … [Read more...] about Discord in-Decision
Submitted by: Maria Mine was back in July 4th, 2019 and I'm struggling on a daily basis. I had to return to work 2 days later as if nothing happened, but it wasn't nothing... I lost an enormous part of my life, I felt -- and still feel -- so empty like something is missing. The guilt, the … [Read more...] about Losing Our Bean
Submitted by: Winter the Minor The father of what would have been my child was a handsome man in the military. He was greek, with dark features and a passive attitude. I met him at a nightclub, and he asked to have sex with me. I took him home and we had a nice enough time. I told him I would … [Read more...] about Abortion at 18 — My second chance
Submitted by: Anonymous I am 26 years old, a full time university student living in a tiny studio apartment with a stable partner of 9 years and I honestly have no plans of raising a kid under these circumstances. This was my first pregnancy and we knew right away we were going to abort (no … [Read more...] about 26 years old: In clinic Vacuum aspiration full sedation! Very positive experience
Submitted by: Girl amongst the trees At the age of 30 I experienced my first abortion. I was married but just arrived in a new city with a new job and this was completely unexpected. We both agreed the pregnancy could not be kept at this time, and were both very comfortable with the … [Read more...] about My experience with medical and surgical abortion
Submitted by: Kate F I have always been pro-choice, but never expected that choice to at any point be mine. We found out during our anatomy scan that our baby not only had severe bilateral club feet, but that he also had spina bifida. We opted to terminate but due to laws in our state, we no … [Read more...] about Later Term Abortion
Submitted by: Unknown At 16, I found out I was pregnant. At 7 weeks and 3 days I had an abortion. I wasn’t 100% sure that I wanted to do yet. At the time my boyfriend had threatened to leave me to ruined my life if I had continued the pregnancy. At 16, you’re scared and you don’t know what to … [Read more...] about Overwhelmed
Submitted by: Nicola H A big hot-pink plus sign appeared on the pregnancy test; I lost the bet to my fiance, B. I had many feelings, among them joy, pride, fullness. I felt close to nature as my DNA wrapped around my lover’s, creating a universe. Nobody taught my body to do this, she just… … [Read more...] about Grieving and Moving Forward Together
Submitted by: Adrienne My husband and I found out we were pregnant a month after we got married. We had just come home from our honeymoon and I had been having lower abdominal pains that I finally gave into and said to myself "this is something." I remember my first thought after finding out I … [Read more...] about I feel like I lost myself
Submitted by: Stormy C. I never thought I’d ever go this route if ever falling pregnant again. I have two beautiful children and have thought about having a third at some points. What I didn’t see was being financially unstable and struggling with money after losing my job. I had not had any … [Read more...] about No drugs, no sedation surgical abortion. The real pain was what I felt after.
Submitted by: Kenny Does anyone feel the same way I do? I want to feel okay so badly. Every time I google search trying to find anyone feeling a depression after abortion, either some pro life stuff comes out or its women talking about how they don’t regret their abortion and are glad they did … [Read more...] about Depressed after my abortion and don’t know what to do
Submitted by: Joy I am writing my story to reassure others in my situation that this was way less painful of a process than I feared it was going to be! I had read so many stories on here (thank you brave women!) and had no idea how my experience was going to turn out, but it was so much more … [Read more...] about Surgical abortion at 7 wks 4 days was nearly PAIN FREE
Submitted by: Lena I'm telling my abortion story here to help other pregnant people, or people who have already had an abortion feel less alone. You are not alone. I fell pregnant in the summer of 2018 after only a few months of dating a guy who seemed like a dream. Quickly the honeymoon phase … [Read more...] about A Decision No Woman Wants to Make
Submitted by: Kay I’m struggling. We make good money, my kids are 3 and 1. I have always wanted a 3rd child especially with a miscarriage I had in between my 1st two. I was so excited to be pregnant. My husband wasn’t thrilled but just going along. He was sick when we conceived. I found out I was … [Read more...] about Married. Two toddlers. Want a 3rd, it felt wrong.
Submitted by: Kelly S. Hi all I suffered from HG with all my pregnancies. I have 3 kids and this would have been my 4th. But due to HG this go around also, I had an abortion at 6wks 5 days I couldn't deal with all the spitting and throwing up. When I say everything I mean everything made me feel … [Read more...] about Hyperemesis
Submitted by: Lauren N My experience was both horrible and amazing at the same time. The horrible part being my pregnancy, and the amazing part was the support, and care that I experienced through my abortion. Let me start by saying I live in a state where I’m very lucky and they have extremely … [Read more...] about Surgical Abortion at 11 weeks 5 days
Submitted by: Beth I knew I was pregnant before I knew for sure. Before I took the tests, I knew. When I first had a feeling, I decided to go for a walk. It was a cold night and I just started walking. I felt an odd sense of calm. I walked slow but I stood tall. I felt a pull to walk to the … [Read more...] about I just feel tired
Submitted by: Surahbi S So, finally after getting two packs of pregnancy tests and 3 days ahead of my period, on 27th nov 2019 I gathered the courage in the morning to check the results. Yes it's positive!!! And evoked a lot of negative emotions for us... "No we are not ready, not at all.." … [Read more...] about 9 days of Being Pregnant