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I Had An Abortion and I Feel Guilty

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    I Wish I Was Brave Enough To Keep You. - Abortion...an action many view as immoral,cruel and cowardice.To me it was an action that tore me apart the only and best thing I could...
    YamkelaIlanga YamkelaIlanga 22-25 2 Responses Jun 21, 2013

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    I guess it's time to open up. After I broke up with my ex (due to a hasty decision I made, even did it via text, well FML), my period didnt come. I was worried so took a HPT but it...
    MotherOfTheodorus MotherOfTheodorus 22-25 2 Responses Dec 7, 2013

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    I Am A Christian That Had An Abortion And I Struggle With Grief/Sorrow/Guilt - Hi, Reader: If you are a Christian (believe in Jesus Christ and what He did for you on the cross and...
    Tracy09052013 Tracy09052013 31-35 4 Responses Sep 25, 2013

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    When I was 16 years old I had an abortion and now I hate myself. I had this boyfriend who always told me he loved me . I was young and stupid, I knew that I could get pregnant from...
    God4giveme God4giveme 16-17, F 4 Responses Jan 9

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    It Still Hurts... - Its been a year since i let you go, and it still hunts me everyday of my life i cant forgive myself for the way i just let you go, without giving it a fight...
    katax1 katax1 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 15, 2012

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    Not So Teen Mom - I was 23. But, the moment I found out I was pregnant with you, I felt 16. I had an apartment, school, job.. But, I never felt more alone. Your father.. Upon...
    jen2086277 jen2086277 22-25, F Oct 15, 2013

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    I'm Sorry - i never expected that this experience would ever happen to me. you see those girls out there who really want children, and ive always thought to myself i cant have them...
    rljh92 rljh92 22-25, F 5 Responses Jul 8, 2013

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    He Left Me After Abortion - Dealing With P.a.s.s - Last christmas i found out i was pregnant with my then boyfriends baby, we had only been together for two months but i was...
    Experiencethis124 Experiencethis124 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 26, 2012

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    Will I Ever Feel Better? - I had an abortion when I was twenty.  I did it because "Greg" didn't want it.  I suspect he didn't want to tell people and have them...
    cc73 cc73 36-40, F 3 Responses Oct 24, 2009

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    I Need Some One To Talk To... - I'm constantly depressed and I don't know what to do. I recently had an abortion that only my mum knows about and its tearing me apart. I have...
    UnknownTeenGirl UnknownTeenGirl 16-17, F 6 Responses Sep 12, 2013

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    Regret.. - It's been 12 hours since I swallowed the second set of abortion pills. Within 2 hours it was all over, and I made the mistake of looking at the little circle of almost...
    Marygilbert9 Marygilbert9 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 15, 2013

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    I Had An Abortion. - Here's my story. I am 18 years old. It was 2012 and around Christmas. I found out that I was six weeks pregnant. I was happy but scared. I told my boyfriend...
    LovelyCupcake LovelyCupcake 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 29, 2013

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    It's been four months since I had undergone the procedure and I think about it more and more everyday. When I first discovered I was pregnant I was so lost, the only thing I could...
    angelbaby4 angelbaby4 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 4

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    Im Sorry Bby Please Forgive Me! Id Do Anything To Have U Back - For months now I have been looking for groups to join in about other girls who've had abortions at first I still...
    ForgiveMe10 ForgiveMe10 18-21, F 3 Responses May 7, 2012

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    I Had An Abortion This Week - i had a abortion the other day, and my guilt is tearin me apart, i knew it was for the best, i had the doctors and my close friends nd family tellin...
    JamieAnnLee JamieAnnLee 18-21, F 6 Responses Feb 22, 2009

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    I can't sleep, I can't eat. I think of things I didn't used to think about, like dying and being in darkness. I try to be happy but behind it all, when I am alone, I cry and I cry...
    jackkeee jackkeee 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 26

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    Time Is Healing - For the first time in over 17 months I can feel myself letting go slowly, I'm not trying to hold on to it anymore. Like I've been trying to keep it with my...
    BarbiesAreFake BarbiesAreFake 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 30, 2013

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    I'm So Sorry - It has been 2 months and I feel like it was yesterday, all the pain, the tears, the hate.. I'm really sorry, I never meant to do it.
    mboni mboni 22-25, F 8 Responses Aug 30, 2012

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    2 Abortions=Overwhelmed With Guilt - I'm of the college age and have had 2 abortions in less than a year, about a year ago. I didn't feel depressed about it at all in the beginning...
    X2ZM X2ZM 22-25 3 Responses Apr 7, 2013

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    I Want To Get Rid Of That Empty Feeling! - I had a surgical abortion 3 months ago and I know it was probably the right thing to do at the time as I was only 19 but I still don't...
    NaomiP NaomiP 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 17, 2012

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    I found out yesterday that my ex recently had a daughter. I'm happy for her sake but upset at the same time because the reason for our breakup was because she had an abortion years...
    yossarian1944 yossarian1944 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 27

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    10 Years And Still Many Tears - It's been 10 years today, I always assumed that the empty sorrow would pass, but after 10 years with no one to talk to, I still feel so guilty! I...
    Alone2002 Alone2002 26-30, F 3 Responses Nov 19, 2012

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    Scared To Death. - I was 13 when I found out I was pregnant my boyfriend being 16 was scared. Our option was to abort... I never really thought it through. I told my dad and his...
    CantSeemToStayTheSame CantSeemToStayTheSame 13-15, F 6 Responses Nov 10, 2013

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    My Fiance Forced Me To Abort - So, here is my story.. I hope someone will read this as I struggle everyday and am unsure of my feelings. in August 2011 I found out I was pregnant...
    Md1987 Md1987 26-30 5 Responses Mar 29, 2013

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    16 days ago I found out I was pregnant. A week later I finally told my parents. They shocked me and told me to get an abortion. I have never been one to not obey there advice...
    cowgirl4christ cowgirl4christ 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    My Reason - 2 months ago I found out that i was 5 1/2 weeks pregnant. The way I found out was upsetting to me, so here it goes. I had a 2 day and 6 hour argument with my now ex...
    Maryam24 Maryam24 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 17, 2013

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    A Word From Yahushuah: My Daughters Whom Had Abortions ... - Good day to Everyone! It is 11:27 p.m., February 17, 2011, Thursday - The Spirit Of The Father is upon me. The...
    Tracy09052013 Tracy09052013 31-35 Sep 25, 2013

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    I had an abortion a few weeks back and I don't know if it was the right decision. I am 18 so logically this was the only route to go down, no way could I cope with a baby but I can...
    xxsoph xxsoph 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 29, 2013

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    I Had An Abortion - The only people that know are the people at the clinic, my husband, and a friend of mine I haven't seen in person in years who just happened to message me over...
    Maroonmudskipper Maroonmudskipper 22-25 2 Responses Jun 3, 2013

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    I know why I did it. I was only 16, even with my boyfriends help I would still need help. My family said they would "support me" meaning, they would pay for my baby and me as long...
    BlooRae BlooRae 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 6

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    I Do Feel Guilty - I feel so guilty for not standing up for you son. I feel so bad I didnt whoop your daddys ***. I should have. He pushed and pressured me for 28 days..28 days we...
    MyAngelTy MyAngelTy 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 2, 2013

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    There are so many people right now that are pregnant my best friend my teacher that just had her baby and my co workers wife when I think about this I think about what they gain by...
    Ginger387 Ginger387 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    I Need Help - I really want to talk to my mother about the abortion but I am to afraid. I just am so tired of hiding it from pretty much every one. I don't know what to do.
    LovelyCupcake LovelyCupcake 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 29, 2013

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    Just To Dance... I Had An Abortion ! - Well i dont know where to begin but i have to start somewhere... This summer my boyfriend and i both in college started living together for...
    HoneyBee22 HoneyBee22 22-25 6 Responses Jan 3, 2012

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    No Longer Guilty - I did feel guilty. But I only felt guilty because I was 17 and wanted my baby. Unfortunately, I had think choose logically. I want to share my experience in...
    cemarie128 cemarie128 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 15, 2013

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    Some Regrets Never Die: I Had An Abortion- 18 Years Ago - I know what you must be thinking by my title. 18 years is a long time. Plenty of time to heal and as my mother would say...
    scarlettbegonia scarlettbegonia 36-40, F 5 Responses May 13, 2013

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    I left him. It didnt work out,Things will never work out.l thats been established already. He's heartbroken and as a result almost died from a mild heart attack. Would have left...
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    Like today I bought myself a burger from Burger King and I bought a KitKat bar. I feel so guilty when I eat junk food like what's wrong with me?! I can't help it sometimes
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I don't feel the emotion of guilt, no matter how bad the thing is i just don't feel bad about it. Specifically i lie to my parents a lot, and manipulate them and i am aware that...
    zackk124 zackk124 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    Tonight I have made the house warm and bright, and I have around me a few nice cushions and a clean blanket, and I have access to all the beautiful music and art that the world has...
    dispossessed dispossessed 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    And I don't know why.. This feeling sucks
    TearfulNights22 TearfulNights22 22-25, F Apr 3

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    Well I just started dating this guy so I guess it's not technically"boyfriend" but still... I met him through my internship, he's 8 years older then me, absolutely gorgeous, and a...
    erndo23 erndo23 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 7

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    I think I just meddled. Again.
    LocketRainbow LocketRainbow 16-17, F Mar 22

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    I found out that someone who I thought was a friend went behind my back and really screwed up a budding relationship that I was starting. So last night I made out with her ex...
    penilane penilane 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    It is time for me to speak up, I have thought more than once. I am now a mother with 4 beautiful children, but I still carry a secret. I had an abortion just 4 days after my 16th...
    secretstoryforlife secretstoryforlife 46-50 Mar 30

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    It's been nearly 8 years since my first abortion and 8 years since what I was told and made to believe would end my 'problem', actually opened a flood gate of never ending new ones...
    em2521 em2521 22-25, F Mar 30

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    I had an abortion in September and this is the first time i have even mentioned the word abortion since i had the procedure. I cannot talk about it with anyone because i do not...
    Rebajane7 Rebajane7 18-21 1 Response Mar 22

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    I had an abortion on 3/28/14. As far as logical decisions come, this was one of them. I have Graves Disease which was barely getting under control when i became pregnant. The...
    MADREofDos MADREofDos 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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    Hello, I just want to say I have had 2 abortions. I was abused by my stepfather, which led me to being someone that I was not, I became permiscuous, etc.. as a teenager. When I...
    faithtogrow faithtogrow 51-55, F 1 Response Mar 19