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I Had An Abortion

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    ive been in an abusive relationship

    and I've been forced to have 3 abortions because he wouldn't stop getting me pregnant but we have a 1 year old and 2 year old. now I struggle with my internal pain everytime I see a pregnant woman or infant. it hurts so much. :(
    kjndlani1213 kjndlani1213 22-25, F 6 Responses Feb 9

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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 62 Responses Dec 12, 2006

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    My boyfriend and I have been together on

    and off for over 3 years. We were stable and happy and finally in a good place, and I got a call from my doctor that I was pregnant. I was so scared. He didn't really seem that phased when I told him. He just said we'd discuss our options and decide where to go from there. When...
    mka1234 mka1234 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 6

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    I had an abortion and I'm fine.

    I do not regret and never will. Because I made the right decision. I knew I was making the right decision, 7 years ago. And I still feel the same. So people can say and hope for me to feel bad about my decision. And people can talk all that BS negativity to me. What they say...
    Singlemother78 Singlemother78 31-35, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    if you had to choose between your life

    and your unborn child who's would you give? this question came from hearing about a woman who had to choose between her life and her child's, she choose herself over the child. do you also see that is selfish?
    RavenRena17 RavenRena17 18-21, F 7 Responses Jan 26

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    I'm 18 years old and a waitress.

    I was oblivious for awhile and had no concern that I was pregnant at all. I was taking my pill and didn't feel it was possible but after some time I started to worry as I hadn't had a period. So I took a pregnancy test which then came back positive 3+weeks. I didn't know how I...
    Manthaxx Manthaxx 18-21, F 27 Responses Jan 26

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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 7 Responses Aug 5, 2013

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    So two days ago I had my first abortion,

    a medical one. Twenty minutes after I took my last set of pill I just started bleeding and I had the worst cramps of my life. I kind of felt like I deserved that pain in a way, I took some pain killers went to lie down and I just felt like I needed to go to the toilet and I did...
    valentineone5 valentineone5 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 16

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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 was 20 and i was in a abusive relationship.

    . i wish i would have just left. i wish i had been strong enough but i was weak and scared. he told me if i did not abort the baby that i was forcing him to be a dad and he wasn't ready. he kept telling me that i was wrong. he just kept feeding me lies and making me feel guilty...
    wthdoido wthdoido 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 15

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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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    I had an abortion when I was 15.

    It all happened so fast and was over within a week of me finding out I was pregnant. I feel guilty and even after a year and a half i still think about it almost every day. I feel so alone and wish someone understood me. Someone to talk to?
    steph215 steph215 16-17, F 5 Responses Feb 2

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    Here is my story. I am 26 years old,

    I have a great job and a boyfriend that I love of 2 years. Sunday was my birthday. Monday I took the test and found out that I was pregnant. I cried all day and went through all of the horrible thoughts of hell, shame, guilt, just...everything. I just want to detail my...
    kellykeli kellykeli 26-30, F 4 Responses Feb 17

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    It's been three days.

    I'm just doing an update since I've already wrote about it. I'm not in terrible pain, just cramps here and there, and bleeding but not a lot. I don't regret having it done because I know with my entire heart that it was the right thing to do. It's just a very difficult thing...
    skylerkl skylerkl 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 7

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    It infuriates me that hateful,

    mean people come into this group and pester these women about having an abortion. !NEW FLASH! These people have come for comfort and support, not to debate about how their choice is wrong/right. How dare you come here and push feelings of guilt upon them! Find your sympathy...
    AddyAddyAddy AddyAddyAddy 18-21, F 5 Responses Oct 29, 2014

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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 25 Responses Sep 27, 2011

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    October 13 I had an abortion.

    At first I was a mess. Then I got better. Now I'm getting worse again. I saw my baby on the ultrasound screen. That image haunts me. How can I do that to a child. My reasons made so much sense at the time. Now I just feel selfish. My due date is coming up. April 11. Maybe thats...
    kdm2009 kdm2009 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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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 13 Responses Jan 14, 2013

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    I had an abortion early last year.

    I was 20 weeks pregnant when my dad found the test in my bedroom.
    BlueBurst BlueBurst 13-15, F 3 Responses Feb 17

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    I had an abortion about a year ago.

    I got pregnant by my boyfriend at the time who I ended up breaking up with after I found out I was pregnant. if I told him he would've not wanted me to have an abortion but I didn't want to be with him anymore and definitely didn't want to bring a baby into the situation either...
    bluerain33 bluerain33 22-25, F 1 Response 22 hrs ago

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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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    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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    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 6 Responses Jan 7, 2014

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    I used to think that

    after having an abortion, I wouldn't want any children. I thought that I couldn't have any children. After hearing that abortions cause infertility, which is nothing more than a myth. Now here I am years later, a mother of one. And ready for baby number two. My boyfriend and I...
    Singlemother78 Singlemother78 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 6

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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 77 Responses Apr 12, 2010

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    I had a termination last week

    after saying I would never have one. Until you're put in that situation and forced to make the hardest decision of your life, a person should not be judged. I was 12 weeks gone when I found out I was pregnant, I had just returned home after travelling with my partner. Both...
    bebefore bebefore 26-30, F 7 Responses Jul 29, 2014

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    I am a 21 year old nursing student.

    I took a pregnancy test Thursday morning(01-22-15) and when it came back positive my life turned upside down. I immediately told my boyfriend(of 5 years) and we decided together that we don't have the financial stability or maturity to raise a child right now. We both know how...
    cccns2016 cccns2016 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 25

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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 had 2 unwanted abortions.

    The first one was in November of 2014 and I was 24 years old. I first I didn't notice that I was pregnant. My period is very missed up that sometimes I get it twice a month or none at all. At the time, I was "dating" an older guy whom I met at work. I was scared, nervous, and...
    falsedreams falsedreams 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 1

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    i'm still emotionally healing.

    8/28/14 was the day I had my abortion at 6 weeks 5 days pregnant. I go through phases of regret here and there but I know I did the right thing, for myself and the father. I am 21, and he is 22 with a child already from a previous relationship. barely anybody knows and that's...
    janaeannette janaeannette 18-21, F 23 Responses Oct 29, 2014

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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 4 Responses Jul 31, 2014

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    I had an abortions back in September

    and I find I often have negative feelings about it which cause other issues to arise. I know it was for the better and wasn't the right time for the relationship I'm in. But it still haunts me of what it's gender was or what it could have been in its life. I've wanted nothing...
    LunaFox LunaFox 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 12

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    I am 18 years old and had an abortion.

    Telling my mother that I was pregnant was the hardest thing I have ever had to do. No mother should have to hear those words from their teenage daughters. At first I was going to keep the baby, but instead I got an abortion done. it's been four weeks since I had the procedure...
    Danielleroxana Danielleroxana 18-21, F 5 Responses Feb 16

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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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    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 letter to my unborn child,

    my lost child, my dearest little one, I haven't met you yet, and won't for a long time to come, I'm sorry it has to be this way, next time I promise your dad will be a better one, I promise I will be ready and a better Mom. I wish I could sit you down and explain it to you...
    IndigoIndia IndigoIndia 18-21, F Feb 18

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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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    Friday, June 19th

    After a few days of tossing and turning about what to do with my unexpected pregnancy and discussing it with a couple friends and my boyfriend, I scheduled an abortion for last Friday and went through with it. I have to admit Thursday night I was a complete wreck - filled with so...
    lost12345 lost12345 26-30, F 14 Responses Jun 22, 2009

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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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    I had a abortion about 6 years ago

    and it was the worst experience, I had surgical and had no pain relief I wasn't put to sleep I was awake the whole experience! It really changed me as a person!
    LiilyPad LiilyPad 22-25, F 5 Responses Feb 14

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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 31-35, F 22 Responses Oct 12, 2013

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    I don't feel any guilt about this anymore,

    which I think is a good sign. I just hope that I don't get hit to bad with bad emotions. I don't regret it. I know what I did was best for me and my situation. I feel a little guilt for not feeling upset about this though, it's kind of weird. I read all of these posts on here...
    skylerkl skylerkl 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 11

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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 12 Responses Apr 25, 2013

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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 13 Responses Sep 30, 2014

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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 17 Responses Mar 6, 2014

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    I had an abortion 5 weeks ago.

    i am devastated, i gave up my baby to make my husband happy, he wasnt mean but he told me he cant be a dad, when i said ill do it alone lets just get through the upcoming year as i am in gradschool and far away from family he said he cant. he then promised to take care of me and...
    sadellis sadellis 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 30

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    My (MM) lover and I had an abortion on Feb.

    06.2015. I am not sure if I regret it or not. I had wanted to give my lover a son he said he wanted it to until it became a reality and he changed his mind. I cannot share this with anyone so I'll share it here...these are my thoughts. "My sons name is Alexander and he is loved...
    AlwayzNikki AlwayzNikki 36-40, F 2 Responses Feb 8

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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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    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 7 Responses Jul 30, 2013

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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, 2014

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    Well, not yet. This is my story

    before I have the abortion. Basically, I had been with my boyfriend for almost three years. We were never careful about sex because we both thought we were quite weak fertility wise. We hardly ever used protection, just the pull out method. It had worked up until now. I wasn't...
    siamooshkeleh siamooshkeleh 18-21, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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