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I Had An Abortion

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    I was an 18 year old senior in a Christian high

    school. I was on birth control, but I guess accidents happen. I'd been with the guy for a year and a half when I got pregnant. I've never been more terrified in my entire life. His family never would have been supportive. I allowed him to talk me into an abortion. I went to the...
    maegan91 maegan91 22-25, F 16 Responses Mar 6

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    Just To Share A 'Positive' Experience.

    I was 19 and in my first real relationship, he was my first. We always used condoms, always. Then as we were coming up on our one year anniversary, we had been tested, I went on the Pill. We continued to used condoms through the first cycle, that's when the condom broke and I...
    ThirdMistake ThirdMistake 41-45, F 8 Responses Aug 5, 2013

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    A Positive Experience?

    I had a medical abortion a last week ago. The reason why I am writing this post is because before I went, I went onto the internet to read about people's experiences and to be honest it scared me to death!   It's a bit weird to explain an abortion as a positive experience...
    New2this1 New2this1 22-25 30 Responses Nov 28, 2008

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    I decided to break up with him.

    Not because I didn't love him anymore but because I couldn't see a future with him. After my abortion I've just been alone and somehow I have pushed away the only person who was closely related to what I was going through. I just couldn't bear the picture of our love growing...
    thekingspearl thekingspearl 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Problem-free Termination

    Just thought I'd post my experience. Having read some of the other stories, I feel relatively lucky about my abortion. I live in Australia and was in a committed relationship at the time. The diaphragm I was using must not have worked this one time, I don't know why (diaphragms...
    GoogleyEye GoogleyEye 36-40, F 14 Responses Nov 8, 2009

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    Successful Herbal Abortion

    I just want to share that after much introspection, I decided to have an abortion 3 months ago. I used a combination of Pennyroyal, Blue and Black Cohosh tinctures for 4 1/2 days every 4 hours. I thought it would never end, every trip to the bathroom was a nightmare. But I'm...
    Alair Alair 31-35 68 Responses Apr 12, 2010

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    She only knew two things.

    .. 1) I was pregnant and 2) I was having an abortion. She quickly judged me before she knew the whole story. This really upset me. That day, I trusted her. I didn't have to tell her. And she told others, which she didn't know were my support team. She told me not to do it because...
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Spontaneous Abortions - Am I A "mommy Killer"?

    I have had three spontaneous abortions; or that is what my obstetrician called them.  Most people refer to them simply as miscarriages.  According to the "I hate abortion" group; this makes me a "Mommy Killer". I had my first in 1997, then...
    NoGodsNoMasters NoGodsNoMasters 31-35, F 97 Responses Oct 19, 2009

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    Since my abortion, I've learned

    so much. Having an abortion has changed me. It changed my beliefs. It changed my life. I have found the positive in my experience. And I am stronger because of it. Looking back on it, I know that I made the right decision. There's no question. I am at peace. And I have no...
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 9 Responses Jan 24

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    Never have my eyes been

    so puffy and red in my life. After going through one abortion two years ago and completely regretting it (I'm still going through the depression that it caused) I get pregnant again and my bf is threatening to kill himself if I don't get an abortion. He said I was born to ruin...
    kbeary kbeary 18-21, F 6 Responses 1 day ago

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    Next week I'm having an abortion

    and I feel no pain or worry about it. I discovered my pregnancy a few days ago. The signs were there for a couple of weeks but I ignored them, shrugging it off as side effects of the surgeries, medications, and weight gain I've had. All of those can have an impact on hormones...
    thecellardoor thecellardoor 31-35, F 4 Responses Sep 19

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    For anybody who is thinking about

    or had an abortion, this is somewhat of an update of what I posted in one of my stories. Be sure that you do your own research. Do not get on any pro life websites because you will get false information. Many pro life websites are made to scare women. Even talking to a pro...
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 26

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    I never known anybody

    who has ever regretted their abortion for the rest of their lives. Forever is such a long time, which was not an exception for me. I had my abortion January 2, 2008. A few years later, I gave birth to a beautiful baby girl. I knew that I had to let something go, and that had...
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 3 Responses Sep 23

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    Back in college, I had an abortion at about 10

    weeks. I've been bullied because of it. I'm not ashamed, I don't feel bad and I never will. I made a decision with my body for my body and that's that.
    MarcelineTheQueen92 MarcelineTheQueen92 22-25, F 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    I'm going to get a tattoo to represent my

    daughter. It's going to be an angel wing version of Yin & Yang with the date of when I had mine.. And I'll also be putting her initials in it. I chose this design because there's good and evil in each of these experiences. And yin and yang represent life, even though she was...
    justbreath12 justbreath12 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Haven't Had An Abortion, Aren't Even Considering It? Read This

    So Since out groups creator has not been seen since 2008, I am going to put what we want you all to see here. "This group is for women who have had abortions to share their experiences and support one another. It is not for debate or opinions about women's reproductive...
    deleted deleted 26-30 11 Responses Aug 28, 2013

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    A year ago I had a surgical abortion awake,

    I was 8 weeks pregnant at the time. 19 years old. I was awake and was given no pain relief. The procedure took 10 mins and two people check if it had all got vacuumed out. I was told all was fine and got sent home. Roughly 5 weeks later I still felt tired and my belly was...
    CleoX CleoX 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    People call me baby killer

    and murderer. They have the nerve to say "you should have kept your legs closed" but they know nothing about what happened to me. I was raped at age 14. I didn't "spread my legs" I had my virginity forcefully taken from me and I became pregnant. I was unable to get plan b. At 14...
    Thatonegirl53 Thatonegirl53 18-21, F 8 Responses 1 day ago

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    Pro-life Centers Posing As Abortion Clinics And How To Avoid Them

    IF YOU ARE LOOKING FOR AN ABORTION CLINIC, BE CAREFUL OF THESE ANTI-CHOICE CENTERS. When I was looking for a doctor to perform my abortion, I stumbled across a lot of anti-choice groups posing as abortion clinics. There would be receptionists and volunteers dressed in scrubs so...
    adventureolive adventureolive 22-25, F 13 Responses May 23, 2012

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    On September 10th I had an abortion.

    Never did I ever thought I was going to be in this situation . Me and my boyfriend had an accident not knowing the condom ripped . 3 weeks passed by and period was suppose to be due on July 28 it's already September and my period was due august 22. I took 3 pregnancy test and...
    Bea16 Bea16 18-21, F 6 Responses Sep 12

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    I had an abortion 6 years ago.

    I am happy to say that I have closed the door on this experience. I believe I stated that in my last story. So you're probably wondering why am I still here? It's simply because I want to continue to help others. I want women to find peace as I have and to know there is healing...
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 19

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    Got Called The "N" Word For Having An Abortion, Read On

    I received a private message from SweetAmaya. You know, the one who calls us all murderers for having an abortion and said we are going to hell for having an abortion. She read my story My Secret Kept Me Sick and commented there as well. Then this troll calls me a murderous "N...
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 15 Responses Oct 21, 2013

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    The Right Choice

    This is my story, its alittle long but this was the most difficult decision of my life!  I struggled with the decision to abort or not abort for 5 weeks and although I miss my baby dearly, I know I made the right decision for the situation I'm in.  I hope that this...
    haladj327 haladj327 26-30, F 58 Responses Dec 12, 2006

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    I had an abortion today.

    The baby was my best friend's. They told me I would have miscarried anyway due to the fact that it wasn't developing as it should have. It was the most painful experience I've ever had, ever shot and poke and prod down there hurt like **** and it took him forever to dilate my...
    Dreamsyndicate Dreamsyndicate 16-17, T 3 Responses Sep 19

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    Ugh... Last Tuesday. Four days

    before our wedding day. We are 29 and have a 13 month old. Live with my mom, we are hoping to buy a house. So unplanned. You think I would have known it wasn't impossible after my son was born...(maybe I wanted it? I don't even know) Bottom line is that putting a roof over my...
    Sodarntypical Sodarntypical 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 12

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    LIKE IT OR NOT ABORTION IS A CHOICE

    I find it really aggravating that the women that come here looking for support are bombarded with jerks who come here with their own personal opinions about what a woman should do with her body. I came here on this forum today and saw a lot of bs that had nothing to do with...
    ladyinrage ladyinrage 46-50, F 10 Responses Oct 21, 2013

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    And I regret it very much ,

    It happened last week on the 25th . I felt so empty after , I was four months . I have a son and he is 4years old , I've been with his dad since 09 . I was ready to have another one , but just the timing was wrong we are struggling living pay check to pay check at this momen...
    Sterrazas1 Sterrazas1 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I've come to the realisation

    that I cannot move on from my abortion because I am not yet over my ex, and his continuous blame makes me withdraw even more. He had the choice, chose to support me whatever I decided yet I'm still the ***** to blame. I'm having a really hard time trying to move forward. I made...
    Bunny808 Bunny808 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 23

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    It's almost the first anniversary of my

    abortion. I was so stable and I was moving on and making my life better. But then all these feelings are starting to come back. A couple of weeks ago I had a dream of me falling to my knees screaming for my baby. But I know I did the right thing, deep down. It's not like the...
    DizzieDazie DizzieDazie 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I Had An Abortion

    I am 18 year old and found out I was pregnant on 8th november, at first I was shocked as i was on the pill and didnt really know what to do, i was at work when i found out and couldn't do much about it until the next day.. when i got home from work i spoke to my...
    Tropical291 Tropical291 18-21, F 42 Responses Dec 8, 2009

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    I don't know how anyone has the cheek to judge

    any woman for choosing to abort their baby. Because at the end of the day it is their baby! And who has the right to tell them what they should and shouldn't do and what's best for them or the baby. For abortion, against abortion. I don't care the point is you shouldn't force...
    AriaSteel AriaSteel 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I had mine after I had dated my first love.

    He was 18 and I was 14. We dated for five years, we were young, Catholic, went to Planned Parented Hood. They just saw $150 cash. I knew I was pregnant and in 20 minutes, I was not. My fella of five years and I just closed the drapes and laid in the dark. From then on every time...
    randomname1961 randomname1961 51-55, F 2 Responses Sep 14

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    What It's Like To Have An Abortion - My Story.

    I used to be on the fence of abortion but leaned more towards pro-life. I'd visited tons of pro-life sites where I read horror stories of abortions gone wrong, read about the pain, read about the cold nurses, and the doctors who couldn't take it. I saw the pictures of partial...
    SpilledSecrets SpilledSecrets 22-25, F 23 Responses Sep 27, 2011

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    I've done this and know many other women do

    this too. You know who you are ;) Why tell people who are against abortions, the reasons why we did it? We don't owe them an explanation. And its non of their damn business. For whatever reason, we had an abortion. Even if we told our story to them, they wouldn't care. There is...
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 4

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    I am almost 22 years old I'm a single mother ,

    I have two children from different fathers, I recently slept with my oldest child's father one time & the condom had come off, I just found out I am 2 weeks pregnant I've never been more scared in my life , I'm in school now. I've always been pro - choice but always thought it...
    Ddeeanna Ddeeanna 18-21, F 8 Responses Sep 21

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    I have never had an abortion

    but I would like to say one thing.... You are all so strong and wonderful. Some of these stories have made my heart ache. I am happy you are making the choices you believe are right for you and letting nothing stand in your way. As for those who come here to harass these...
    AddyAddyAddy AddyAddyAddy 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 31

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    First off I would appreciate

    if people who comment could refrain from judgmental & disapproval . I am pro-choice & believe its ok to have an abortion if its 8-10 weeks, don't get me wrong its still sad & leaves emotional trauma however I keep in mind its basically the "ingredients to make a baby", a cell...
    KKristania KKristania 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 19

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    THIS IS ME!!! It was the Summer of 2012 ,

    just two years ago... I was dating my Ex and to be honest I can't even tell you how it happened because I felt no different but One day i was having a hard time eating ,so i didn't eat at all that day , my head was killing by the time I got home from work and I cooked dinner...
    Fanteyzhuh Fanteyzhuh 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 20

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    It's embarrassing to say

    but I've had two abortions. The first time around was extremely hard for me, soon after I wanted it back and became very obsessive with the idea of becoming pregnant again in hope that the spirit would return. I've read studies about women wanting a "replacement" baby which is...
    sarahk5 sarahk5 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 14

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    Me And You.

    We should be together right now. Forget everything else. It's not important. You should still be content and curled in my belly. Perhaps even smiling in your slumber. I'd be smiling too, And you'd sense that somehow. You deserve to be alive. My decision was hasty and made...
    Me5678 Me5678 18-21, F 11 Responses Apr 25, 2013

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    Not The Ordinary

    A word for "you". "You" meaning those who judge our members for their life choices; those who spread verbal abuse like a wild-fire toxin of "word-vomit"; those who use this group as a means to feel better about themselves by feeding their own ego (a...
    hae hae 22-25, F 65 Responses Oct 15, 2009

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    Unfortunately I'm having a second one.

    I really wish I wasn't but oh well. a councelor called me (maybe my call got directed to her) and I asked 'do you guys have abortion services there?' She answered with 'How old are you?' I told her. 'Were you ever pregnant before?' I told her yes. 'What was the result?' I told...
    kbeary kbeary 18-21, F 5 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    You never think it would happen to you,

    but life can really **** you over sometimes even if it was your fault. When I was 15 I had an abortion, I was forced by my parents to have the procedure done, they were "doing what was best for me" and I can understand now that I am almost 20 years old but it was not the best...
    cnw1 cnw1 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 23

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    Being A Mother And Having An Abortion

    When I was pregnant with my daughter, it was the happiest day of my life. But at the same time, I was so scared. My daughter's father abused me the entire pregnancy. I didn't know that he was still married. I got pregnant 6 months after knowing the father. I thought that God was...
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 5 Responses Sep 10, 2013

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    I was raped 3 times. Twice

    when I was a teenager. And once as an adult. But the only one that sticks out the most, the only one that's haunted me for years, was the rape that got me pregnant. I guess I thought that I could just forget about it like the last two. But once I got pregnant, I knew that wasn't...
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 3 Responses Sep 20

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    I had an abortion Yesterday.

    And I've been crying since I left the office around 1:00 pm yesterday, til now. Another day at 3:50 pm.I would say I was forced to get a abortion by my grandmother because she didn't think I needed any kids, but. Then again I know she didn't want me to mess my life up. I'm 19...
    jassypopout jassypopout 18-21, F 10 Responses Sep 21

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    What Would I Tell Someone Who Is Considering Abortion?

    What would I tell someone who is considering abortion? Well I would tell them the truth. The only person that can tell you what it is like to have an abortion, is from a woman who actually had the procedure done herself. If you hear from judgmental prolife people, you will get...
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 9 Responses Dec 10, 2012

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    To Those Who Are In Need Of Help And Support

    I had an abortion 5 months ago, and I still do not regret it to this day. I posted my story a long time ago on this page if anyone is in need of a truthful, positive abortion experience. I just wanted to remind everyone that this group is for SUPPORT, not for someone to come and...
    westcoastt westcoastt 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 30, 2013

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    Concerned: Fake Stories

    As a member of this group, I could not help but look through some of the stories and titles and I have a very difficult time believing that all these stories with some of their titles are true.  These really have more of a anti-abortion ring to them.  I cannot stress...
    NoGodsNoMasters NoGodsNoMasters 31-35, F 82 Responses Nov 1, 2009

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    I'm Taking the Group Back Whos With Me??

    This is for those who have been affected by inconsiderate, untactful comments on this board that were disguised as "helpful" or concerned let alone the obviously hurtful comments based on political/religious beliefs. This is directed at stopping these kinds of passive...
    hae hae 22-25, F 26 Responses Jun 28, 2009

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    About a month or so I got pregnant.

    My ex boyfriend and I were dating for barely a month. I was happy with him, he is such a gentlemen, a kind and caring soul. We had unprotected sex and the first thing I did was to take the morning after pill. I took within 17hours and hoped for it to work. After 2 weeks I took a...
    thekingspearl thekingspearl 18-21, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    You are not a bad person

    for getting an abortion, it doesn't matter if: You were assaulted. Your birth control failed. You weren't on birth control at all. There is a medical issue. You don’t want children. You already have children and can’t handle another. You aren't ready. You don’t want to be...
    WithoutChemicals WithoutChemicals 18-21, F Apr 11

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    Feeling Guilty As Due Date Approaches

    Oh I'm having such a rough time....I would be giving birth to my baby next month- every week I think about what I did and cry. I'm married, and we always wanted kids, but when I found out I was pregnant- it was the worst time ever. My husband had been out of work for almost 2...
    sml7777 sml7777 26-30, F 21 Responses Oct 12, 2013

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