I Had An Abortion and I Want to Share My Story

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    So this is Day 2 post-op.

    I'm in pain but I keep remembering I'm alive and the gravity of the situation that led Me to this situation. I was sexually assaulted, had my drink spiked and raped...and then I became pregnant as a result of it. My friends pressured me to keep it at first but then I felt...
    Anubis111 Anubis111
    26-30, T
    1 Response Mar 5, 2015

    I am married and have an almost 16 month old

    daughter. When we found out I was pregnant, we were shocked. We hadn't been careful, but you never think one slip-up will result in a pregnancy. We considered keeping the baby, since we are both stable and already in a family, but somehow the timing didn't seem right. I hadn't...
    vliola929 vliola929
    31-35, F
    Mar 7, 2016

    I decided to have a medical abortion

    for several reasons. you have to take one pill orally with the doctor then they give you four pills to insert vaginally 24-72 hrs after the first pill. I took the first one yesterday at noon and the other four today at noon. I had to argue with my doc about giving me a pain pill...
    evolstar evolstar
    31-35, F
    Apr 14, 2016

    This Is To My Child. I Had My Abortion 3 Yrs Ago And Decided I Needed To Write A Letter To Her. It His Helped Me Come To Terms With The Guilt.

    To my first angel- I will name you Riley. Your father and I always liked that name so it seems like that would have been yours. You would have been a beautiful child with beautiful green eyes and light hair. Short like both your parents. You would have been loved to death, and...
    makkay2011 makkay2011
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jan 5, 2012

    I was selfish, irresponsible,

    and stupid. You could've been in my arms right now , but my fear of you coming out deformed due to the medicine i take made me fear for me and you. Baby...baby you could've been here with me and your dad. Im sorry
    naths6 naths6
    26-30, F
    1 Response Mar 5, 2015

    2weeks after my 2nd abortion,

    nearly a month after my first. I'm sore, really pAinful in my lower back and stomach. After I realised and they confirmed that they left something behind the first time all I have now after that is an infection which, after waiting 7days, I FINALLY have medication for. I keep...
    Anubis111 Anubis111
    26-30, T
    Apr 2, 2015

    Hello. i recently had an abortion.

    This is my story. i am 23 years old. i am studying art and computer animation in college. I've got one semester left before i graduate. i live with both of my Catholic parents since going to college in America is so expensive. i can't afford to live on my own with my minimum...
    popcorngoo popcorngoo
    22-25, F
    1 Response Mar 26, 2016

    I had an abortion 3 days ago

    and was 41 days pregnant. I was scared of seeing the baby as I didn't know how I would react. But i did! It had a head with two grey circles for eyes to form and two tiny hands and legs and a big heart. My bf was not around to see it and he was paranoid that someone would find...
    feb102016 feb102016
    26-30, F
    Feb 14, 2016

    I had just turned 16 a couple months

    before i found out. I had been with the same boy for a year & 4 months when we found out that we were going to start a family. We were actually happy & excited.I was 6 weeks when we found out. The only people that knew was my boyfriend & my best friend, i didn't want anyone to...
    ashleyd2 ashleyd2
    18-21, F
    Feb 13, 2016

    (Backstory: I became pregnant

    as a result of losing 18hours where I was drugged and raped.) I had to have a repeat (surgical) abortion yesterday because the first one, that was 2 weeks ago, was "incomplete". It was stressful to say the least! I'm in an immense about of pain but am hopeful that I'll heal...
    Anubis111 Anubis111
    26-30, T
    1 Response Mar 17, 2015

    10 Days after the second abortion I feel beat.

    I have no energy, I'm so tired. I've through 10 worlds of problems and complications, I'm away past not believing this is real. I now have only an infection from the retained product they left behind from the first abortion. My mind is ...I don't know. I'm trying very hard to...
    Anubis111 Anubis111
    26-30, T
    2 Responses Mar 26, 2015

    I am 23 years old and about to graduate college.

    I had an abortion September 3rd. There's not a day that goes by that I don't think about it. I feel like it had to have been the worst decision of my life. I feel absolutely awful, it has changed my whole aspect about life. I went on vacation to my native country and slept with...
    suelen0507 suelen0507
    22-25, F
    Dec 6, 2015

    Today marks A Month since the first abortion.

    I'm feeling mixed feelings and emotions...I still have so much healing, processing and to learn about loving Myself and calming my mind during this difficult and raw time.:_( Universe give Me strength
    Anubis111 Anubis111
    26-30, T
    Apr 3, 2015
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