Submitted by: M A, I have not allowed myself to grieve your loss. I still cannot believe that I had to make the choice to terminate my pregnancy. You were a healthy and strong baby, but I could not bring you into a world of chaos. You were a surprise, but conceived with a man I was engaged to. … [Read more...] about My Baby Saved Me
Submitted by: E. S. I found out I was pregnant and being only 8 months postpartum. I was at a loss for words, but I held back my emotions and remained stoic. I didn’t let the fear I was feeling show on my face as I sat with the doctor. I left the appointment, hopped in the truck with my … [Read more...] about 3 Days Post Surgical Abortion
Submitted by: BA Even writing that I am in awe. I was 21 and in my third year of college. I remember waiting for my period for what seemed like an eternity, but was really only a week or two. My roommates were absolutely convinced I was overreacting to the extent that they were more shocked … [Read more...] about It’s Been 20 Years…
Submitted by: Nicola I’m celebrating, a little. It’s been one year since my abortion. I survived; further, I’m even happy. Choosing to have an abortion, then dealing with the emotional fallout, was the roughest thing I’ve ever experienced. It gutted me. I’m certainly not happy about it. You … [Read more...] about One Year
Submitted by: Star I think everyone heals differently. I'm a year and a half out from my abortion, I have 3 wonderful children, and I’m on here looking for anything to help me heal from my decision. It is a daily thought, what could have been. How old she’d be. Before I became pregnant with my … [Read more...] about Mother of 3
Submitted by: Liz My husband and I had been together for nearly a decade. We had a home big enough for a family, he had an established career, we were the perfect age and in the perfect space in life to try to start a family. So we did. After a few months, early in the morning on November … [Read more...] about Still Struggling But Trying to Heal
Submitted by: Amanda I had an abortion a week ago. I am 23 year old Swedish girl on a working holiday visa in Australia. I have now been here for a year with my partner that I’ve been with for a year. We love each other so much and I know he’s the one. We are traveling, working and enjoying … [Read more...] about Confused, Did I Really Want to Have an Abortion?
Submitted by: EJ I had a surgical abortion for a wanted pregnancy in the summer of this year. I say a wanted pregnancy as it was one we tried for, but to be honest the minute we found out I had a terrible sense that something was wrong or that I just couldn’t imagine having to take care of … [Read more...] about My Body, My Choice?
Submitted by: Lizz I was 18 when I found out I was pregnant for the very first time... I believe it was 2015. I was in a very toxic relationship, with an emotionally abusive boyfriend, who I couldn't let go of for some reason. When I told him I was pregnant, the very first thing he said to me … [Read more...] about You Are Not Alone
Submitted by: A I am so, so happy I found this site. Eight days ago, I found out I was four weeks pregnant, and three days ago, I took the first pill for an abortion. I was very early on, five weeks and five days. Seeing the ultrasound helped me because I couldn't really see anything. I knew it … [Read more...] about Hope
Submitted by: Alexandria My husband and I have been together for 12 years. We have a beautiful four-year-old child who happens to have autism. I love my family and being a mother. We had begun discussing the possibility of having a second child. I had reservations because I know that … [Read more...] about Surgical Abortion as a Married 28 Year-Old Mom
Presentado por: Judi [English translation below] Cuando tuve 18 años aborté. Era ingenua me violaron. En mi país no estaba permitido el aborto. Solo era permitido cuando la vida de la madre corría peligro. Yo me sentía sucia tan mal que no me importaba hasta morirme y lo hize me induje al … [Read more...] about Aborté 2 veces
Submitted by: Perez I got the abortion pill method November 2020. I’m already a mom, had just discovered my purpose, and am supposed to go to college this year. I felt I just knew I had to do it & committed to it. I was fine -- didn’t really think about it much after. Two months later … [Read more...] about Change
Submitted by: Elise I had an abortion almost immediately after I met my husband. We were in graduate school, poor, unstable, self-focused, and not ready. I was 27. I told no one, and as a result, I was very reliant on my brand new boyfriend (now husband) for emotional support. He just didn’t know … [Read more...] about 8 Years Later
Submitted by: Anonymous I was so excited after months of trying to get a positive test! It had been many years since my last baby and I wanted one more. I worried about HG as I had had it with my previous pregnancy in my 20's. I knew it would happen again but I felt I could power through it, … [Read more...] about Feeling Like a Failure
Submitted by: Lisa I was 24 years old, and a single mother with 2 daughters, aged 1 and 3. I had just been through a very scary divorce, having fled from an abusive marriage. I was struggling to make ends meet, some months having to choose between paying rent and paying for groceries. We were … [Read more...] about I’ve Never Regretted It.
Submitted by: Jane I was seventeen when my dad died. The weekend before his death my father told me something that should have stuck, but clearly didn’t. He said “My mother had 7 miscarriages and two healthy children, your mother got pregnant on the first two tries resulting in you and your … [Read more...] about A Year Apart, Two Unwanted Pregnancies
Submitted by: Moni I found out I was pregnant 4 days ago right after my birthday (I just turned 23), and just got an abortion today. I know that it was the right thing to do for my situation. Me and my boyfriend aren’t ready yet, but deep down I’m sad because I feel like it’s my fault that I’m … [Read more...] about Ms.
Submitted by: Presley I am 27 years old and I have two daughters, ages 6 and 7, and they’re my world. I was dating a guy for months who I thought I wanted to marry and was in love with. I found out a lot of lies and he did some very hurtful things to me so I ended the relationship. I felt as if I … [Read more...] about New Grief
Submitted by: Violet Wow. It has been a while since I have logged on to this site. Tonight I am just having one of those nights where I am thinking about my experience and feeling for those who have felt what I have felt before. I came across an entry I shared a few months back. I was at a … [Read more...] about Here if You Need Me
Submitted by: Kasey I think I knew the moment of conception. I had never been pregnant before, but some part of me physical or mental knew I was pregnant. When I tested 4 days before my expected period, the word was clear on the digital screen. I was 27, single, unemployed, living at home with … [Read more...] about Grieving But Healing