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 […]
Kristen Portney is a Marriage and Family Therapist located in Berkeley, CA. She has focused her studies and work towards creating compassionate post-abortion care in a time when women’s reproductive health and services are still under attack. Kristen has had more than one abortion and has dedicated her path towards understanding and addressing the many […]
Lisa is 27 years old and grew up in southern Germany. She is living in Berlin, studying to become an actor. To Remember What hurts most is that I knew it from the beginning, when I slept with Jamir without protection. I knew it was risky. More, it was wrong. But it was as if […]
Exhale’s pro-voice mission and after-abortion support talkline are featured in a new Upworthy video*. It is a lovely piece featuring one of our amazing volunteer counselors, Amelia, and Executive Director, Susan Chorley. Please watch, and share it with those you want to know about our unique approach to providing non-judgmental counseling to individuals with abortion experiences. […]
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Last week I received my first “death threat” voicemail. It sounded to be a young man who was very angry at me for having an abortion and speaking about it publicly. Some of his words were nonsensical and yet the message was clear: “I want to come up there and kill you.” Yes, I reported […]