Me and my boyfriend are not ready yet

not ready yet

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We’re not ready yet.

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 not ready. I haven’t been able to stop crying.

After it was done I got this overwhelming feeling of loneliness. My boyfriend is great and we don’t have any issues really, but even with him here I just feel completely alone.

Submitted by: Moni

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