A month before Easter in 2004, I discovered I was pregnant. I had an almost 2 year old son at the time and was working as a minister in a church in the North Shore of MA. What most would think would be a joyful discovery, sent me and my then husband into a period of painful assessment of our … [Read more...] about Holy Week and My Abortion Experience
“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
A Self-Care Guide
Rox Curiel and Susan Chorley hosted our final webinar for 2019, centered on self-care and wellness and the abortion experience. After the call, they put together some highlights for community members who couldn't participate. 1. Self-care is not about spending money This is often a myth … [Read more...] about A Self-Care Guide
Fall 2019 Webinar Series
Pro-Voice Abortion Care We are aware many of you provide daily support to people who have had abortions and may be looking for ways to expand your knowledge or build on your skills. In the interest of sharing our approach to post-abortion support more broadly Exhale is launching a Fall … [Read more...] about Fall 2019 Webinar Series
Exhale Launches Free and Confidential Post-Abortion Support Textline
Contact: Susan Chorleyinfo@exhaleprovoice.org | 857-728-1318 SAN FRANCISCO — To better address the emotional health needs of people who have experienced abortion, today Exhale launched a free, confidential abortion support textline. The new textline will complement Exhale’s confidential … [Read more...] about Exhale Launches Free and Confidential Post-Abortion Support Textline
Is it possible to be pro-voice and angry as hell?
We at Exhale believe the answer is yes. It is possible to be both pro-voice and angry as hell.When abortion is in the news, our textline receives an uptick in calls, and our callers express a wide range of feelings about their own abortion experiences and the future of reproductive healthcare in the … [Read more...] about Is it possible to be pro-voice and angry as hell?
Let’s Talk Abortion: Unwanted Miracle
Katalin Tamásfalvi is 33 years old. She was born and raised in Hungary and now lives in Edinburgh, Scotland, working as a receptionist. We have many fears, both rational and irrational, many an unhealthy combination of both. A lot of things many of us have in common, like spiders, horror movies, … [Read more...] about Let’s Talk Abortion: Unwanted Miracle
YOU are in the Top 10 for Exhale in 2018
As 2018 winds down we are reflecting on the things we hold most dear. To close out the year we want to showcase a “Top 10” list of what we love about Exhale, here are some of our favorite things: Here are some of the things you added! As an Exhale peer-counselor, I love that the talkline … [Read more...] about YOU are in the Top 10 for Exhale in 2018