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
Submitted by: F Fool that I am, I fell into an affair and got pregnant. My husband had gotten a vasectomy. I didn’t want my older 4 children to go through the devastation of our family getting blown apart. I agonized for a month to find a way to save the baby. I love all my children and I would … [Read more...] about I Aborted My Lover’s Baby to Save My Other Children From the Devastation of a Broken Home
Submitted by: Jay I am writing this post to educate women about abortions and to finally speak out about my own abortion. I found out I was pregnant on January 2020 (I was 22 years old). My boyfriend of almost 2 years and I had gone to Target and picked out 3 pregnancy tests. When we drove … [Read more...] about A Mother’s Grief
Submitted by: Elizabeth Yesterday was my second abortion. My first one was an easy choice as I was just a teenager, dating, and clueless. Even though it hurt emotionally, it was still an easy choice. This time it was more difficult. It's been 7 years since my first abortion. Now I am married, … [Read more...] about Had My Second Abortion Yesterday
Submitted by: Midge I slipped in a puddle. And now I just want some dry pants. That is my new favorite metaphor. I told a large handful of people. Including the the father, that I was going through with the pregnancy. I had ultrasounds. I had genetic testing. It's a girl. She is healthy. And I … [Read more...] about Why Did I Wait So Long?
Submitted by: N When I found out I was pregnant, I was alone with no support from the father. I knew something was wrong because my menstrual cycle is usually on time. I decided to take a test and found out I was 3+ weeks pregnant. I texted a picture of the pregnancy test to the father and … [Read more...] about Emptiness
Submitted by: Dee This is my 2nd pregnancy. I got pregnant by someone that I was just beginning a new relationship with. I already have a previous child from another relationship that I raise on my own, and I get the feeling it’ll be the same way this time around. I’m not sure how I was so … [Read more...] about Late Abortion
Submitted by: Adriane June 2020. Let me tell you... To start off, I never thought I would be in a situation to have an abortion or even follow through with one. I have had two previous miscarriages and really wanted this baby. The circumstances this time around were not ideal. I won't go into … [Read more...] about 9 Weeks 2 Days: I Will Never Forget