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I Had An Abortion

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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...
    Inherownwords Inherownwords 31-35, F 16 Responses Oct 21, 2013

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    I was 16 when i had my abortion,

    was very young and naive. When i found out, i was just about 3 months and was told i had to make a decision- fast. My boyfriend was petrified and booked me in for an abortion 2weeks after and there was no question about it. I didn't feel scared nor sad, however there was a lot...
    jodiexo jodiexo 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 9

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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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    I didn't tell a soul.

    I'm drowning in guilt. Help.
    luciana2013 luciana2013 22-25, F 6 Responses 3 days ago

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    After reading up on the abortion pill

    and coming across the numerous amounts of scary/negative stories, I wanted to share my POSITIVE one with people who may be feeling uneasy or unsure about whether or not they are making the right decision.I chose the abortion pill over the surgical abortion because to me, I felt...
    Jazzy301 Jazzy301 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    I was 18 when i went through with it

    and when i found out i was pregnant I was so scared in every way possible i didnt even take any time to think about it, i didnt want to let myself fall in love with the baby. I know because of timing and money that it was the right thing to do but I cant help feeling empty...
    abi14 abi14 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 9

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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 64 Responses Oct 15, 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 57 Responses Apr 12, 2010

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    I'm a girl who had an abortion,

    I haven't really been able to talk about it, I didn't want to let down my now ex boyfriend, I wanted him to think I was ok, but inside it everything was hurting. I sometimes feel robbed, because part of the reason I had my abortion was because my ex really wanted me too and I...
    nikkibc nikkibc 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    It's been four months

    since it happened. Not one day do i go without thinking of you. I miss and love you my little angel..
    luzcee luzcee 16-17 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I want to give you a brief into my story - I

    tried to explain yesterday but just got all muddled as I am still struggling with this. I have a boyfriend & I completely adore him and he does me we are in a very happy relationship. I am on the pill and due to a virus the doctors believe this would have caused my pill not to...
    SYWlittlebutterfly SYWlittlebutterfly 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I am getting a tattoo in memory of my abortion.

    I wish they had an abortion recovery symbol. I would get the tattoo on my left arm, next to my eating disorder recovery symbol. I think that would be a great place for it. At the time of my abortion, I was struggling with anorexia. I got my eating disorder recovery tattoo way...
    Inherownwords Inherownwords 31-35, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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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 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 30, 2013

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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...
    Inherownwords Inherownwords 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 4

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    I am currently recovering from an abortion

    procedure. I usually merely call it surgery. Abortion is a word that is difficult for me to say. I must start by saying this was medically necessary. I have a rare immune system disorder known as Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis (Wegeners). It is a horrible disease with no cure...
    DThomas1776 DThomas1776 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I was sent this from an online advisor

    and thought her words of advice may help others so i have posted it on here for other women who are going through what i am. I was so sorry to read that you are finding it difficult to come to terms with an abortion that you didn't really want to go through. It is not an easy...
    SYWlittlebutterfly SYWlittlebutterfly 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I feel like **** today

    and the worst part is I can't do anything about it, EVER!
    only19 only19 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 8

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    The Best Decision I Ever Made For Myself

    Ever since I had my abortion, I have never been so actively involved in abortion debates and I have never been so supportive of anyone's decision to have one or not. I want to share my story for the rest of you out there who are scared and uncertain because I was there once, too...
    AChristine AChristine 22-25 4 Responses Apr 10, 2013

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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...
    Inherownwords Inherownwords 31-35, F 7 Responses Jan 24

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    After reading up on the abortion pill

    and coming across the numerous amounts of scary/negative stories, I wanted to share my POSITIVE one with people who may be feeling uneasy or unsure about whether or not they are making the right decision. I chose the abortion pill over the surgical abortion because to me, I felt...
    Jazzy301 Jazzy301 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    If u r against abortion don't give me ur

    negative I'm a murderer bullshit Hope to find positive feedback 😊😕😭 N I feel like damaged goods- I had my abortion Dec 13th of 2012 n I've never gotten over it my ex n family were n are totally supportive so that wasn't an issue but I do have regret huge regret there...
    Lovemy7yrson Lovemy7yrson 26-30, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Things You Should Already Know: Having an

    abortions does NOT make you a bad person You can have another baby after an abortion There is life after an abortion You are not alone Abortion does NOT mean murder or baby killer You can find peace and healing after your abortion An abortion is an experience type of thing...
    Inherownwords Inherownwords 31-35, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I Hope This Works..

    I am a mother. I was protecting you from unneeded and unwanted pain. He hated you. I never wanted you to feel that. I hated him for hating you I hope you didnt feel that. I pray you never heard the horrible fighting the venomous words spewed over you. I let you go because I could...
    MyAngelTy MyAngelTy 36-40, F 32 Responses Jul 3, 2013

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    My Abortion Story

    My Abortion – Very Long, but I wanted to make sure I included all the details I could remember. October 23rd 2012, I met this guy who worked at a local grocery store. Instead of revealing his name I will name him JC, well we exchanged phone numbers and texted constantly for...
    GagandaLaranda GagandaLaranda 18-21, F 12 Responses Jan 14, 2013

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    I keep having dreams about a baby.

    The baby in the dream seems to be a boy is my baby coming to me in my dreams it's kind of scary I can't see his face or right before I'm about to look at him I wake up. Any one else have dreams about their babies after their abortion
    Hotpinkgirl1982 Hotpinkgirl1982 31-35, F 4 Responses 14 hrs ago

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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 11 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 57 Responses Dec 12, 2006

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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 9 Responses Aug 28, 2013

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    Please help me! I passed a fetal head

    and arm in the bathroom! I just had surgical abortion last monday and i thought everything is okay when i felt like severe cramping and leg pain, while walking i felt something came out, i thought it was a big clot but when i looked at the bathroom, it was the head of the fetus...
    Misty133 Misty133 22-25, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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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 11 Responses Aug 5, 2013

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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 96 Responses Oct 19, 2009

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    I'm here at the hospital with my girlfriend

    she's about to get s abortion I am completely against abortions and honestly do not know how I will feel about this when she gets out , she was pregnant before and we was gonna keep it and now she absolutely did not want it idk why even after they told her she will be having...
    jaystar05 jaystar05 18-21, M 4 Responses Apr 8

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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...
    Inherownwords Inherownwords 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 19

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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 21 Responses Mar 6

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    A year ago today I made the hardest decision of

    my life. I have come to terms with my abortion and now see that it was for the best. But on days like this it still hurts. I'm always thinking about what I'd be doing now if I hadn't done it. I could be holding my precious child in my arms. Does it get easier? Will I ever stop...
    toomanyquestions375 toomanyquestions375 18-21, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    The things I would do to feel you move in my

    tummy. The endless nights I've spent curled up in bed crying about the decision I made. I think back to the day I sat at Planned Parenthood with my boyfriend. I was only 18, but so in love with this baby's father. He told me everything would be okay. In a sense, it seemed as...
    mglosny mglosny 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 9

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    its been nearly 3 months

    and I thought I was fine. I mean im not doing terrible but I am getting sad and its making my days a little harder. I don't know what this feeling is, I really don't think I regret my decision but I don't know what this feeling is... I only have a year left of college for a...
    janeanne13 janeanne13 22-25, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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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...
    Inherownwords Inherownwords 31-35, F 5 Responses Sep 10, 2013

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    I had an abortion. And I have shared my story a

    fair number of times. Well, I love to crochet. And I am currently teaching crochet for the craft store that I work at. Tonight we were making a pillow. And So I have the yarn and I have the pillow form and it opens. I plan on using this pillow myself, or maybe making a...
    cemarie128 cemarie128 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 11

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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 29 Responses Nov 28, 2008

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    About two months ago I had an abortion

    and ever since I've been a mess. I have chest pains, I'm super paranoid and usually on edge, I go from happiness to rage out of nowhere, I'm not sure if that's anxiety? I decided to have one because I was super sick during during my pregnancy even after seeing doctors, I couldn...
    Tzilla95 Tzilla95 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 11

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    Lovemy7yrson Lovemy7yrson 26-30, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm a Christian and yes I had an abortion.

    But does that make me less of a Christian? Does that make me a bad person? No it does not. An abortion is a choice. One that I needed to make 6 years ago. Just because I had an abortion, it does not mean I love God any less or that I don't believe in God. God knew that I would...
    Inherownwords Inherownwords 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 8

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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...
    AsexualMeat AsexualMeat 18-21, F Apr 11

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    Hi..I had an abortion

    when I was 14 years old...here is my story I was 14 years old and had just graduated from 8th grade and was about to enter my freshman year of high school I had been raped by a close male friend that I had trusted..I found out I was pregnant not to long after..I had told my mom...
    Stheo Stheo 26-30, F 7 Responses Jan 7

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    Just Took The Abortion Pill

    I barely know what to say or how to start, but I'm grateful there's a place I can write about this, because I can't on my Facebook or public blog.Anyway, the pain from the cramping after those four pills dissolved in my mouth was excruciating, and I kept vomiting and vomiting...
    alizarin alizarin 31-35, F 121 Responses Jan 23, 2010

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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 18 Responses Sep 27, 2011

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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 22 Responses Oct 12, 2013

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    Guilt and pain I killing me inside.

    It has been 6 months but the pain keeps on coming back. I can't keep on feeling this miserable all the time. I just want to cry every time I am around a child and I desperately want one. Can't be around pregnant women without crying. I don't know what else to do so I can stop...
    memyselfandi27 memyselfandi27 22-25, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    Does It Ever Get Any Easier?

    I am 21 about to turn 22, a single mother going through a divorce that struggles everyday to provide for my daughter who will be four soon.it was two weeks before my 21st birthday and i knew something wasnt right i found out i was six weeks pregnant by a guy whom i had only been...
    mbhmommy92909 mbhmommy92909 22-25, F 62 Responses Jul 10, 2013

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    God Does Not Need You Or Me To Do His Job

    So what are those living for Jesus supposed to do, live for Jesus. Love the Lord, YOUR God with your whole being. And love your neighbor, as Jesus loved you. When you go to a woman, condemning her, you are saying that is how Jesus showed His love to you. And I am perplexed about...
    OnewithJC OnewithJC 36-40, F 5 Responses Mar 24, 2013

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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 25 Responses Jun 28, 2009

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    I'm a man. My girlfriend got pregnant.

    We felt it wasn't time, we were too busy with work/school, had no money, time, etc. I'm not religious, she is. We discussed it, and terminated. She's dealing pretty well, but I'm really suffering. Panic attacks have stopped, but daily anxiety, grief, guilt, and chest pain...
    12johnson 12johnson 26-30, M 3 Responses Apr 8

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    I just went to a midwife to have an abortion.

    There are women lined up. We were about 5. When it was my turn to ebter the room, i was asked to put my pants down, she used the speculum and did something to measure my cervix and said that it need to be dilated.she inserted something some kind of a rubber tube in my vagina and...
    Misty133 Misty133 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    It wasnt complete yet.

    I went to the abortionist yesterday and she inserted a long orange rubber inside of my vagina. I was to return today but my inlaws are with me so i cant escape. I was having fever at 40 degress and i was chilling. The midwife wasnt replyig i feel like dying. 7:30 when the...
    Misty133 Misty133 22-25, F 4 Responses 6 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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