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I Had An Abortion

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    I'm having an abortion tomorrow,

    I'm still feeling confused and as the time gets closer, I'm getting nervous and I feel a rock in my throat. I'm upset that I'm going to do this, but when I really think about it, I'm not ready to be a mother at 18 and hasn't even finished school. I had a week to think about it...
    nicolebunn nicolebunn 18-21, F 10 Responses 2 days ago

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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 25 Responses Jan 26

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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 86 Responses Apr 12, 2010

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    On June I found out I was 12 weeks pregnant

    before that on April I took plan b (morning after pill) to prevent this from happening but it didn't work because I was already pregnant before I took plan b. I never thought I would have to go through this, choosing whether to keep my baby or abort it. I was so confused at the...
    kiara00 kiara00 16-17 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I fell in love with him

    when I was 14 & he was 17. We had a strong relationship until I moved to a new town. I left the ghetto to live in a better town where my family and I could feel safe. Senior year in high school was stressful filled with college applications, searching for scholarships, and...
    jennyy9110 jennyy9110 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 17

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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 had an abortion 3 days ago,

    and I was 10 weeks. I have a 10 months old baby and I am married. I got so sick from the beginning I was not able to enjoy my son for the last 10 weeks I had low blood pressure everyday and hypothyroid symptoms ( doctor said I was fine but I was really sick, i think doctors...
    Mibriela Mibriela 26-30, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I was very young when I had an abortion!

    This would be my 1st time actually coming out & admitting it whether it's anonymous. I knew it was the right choice, there was no way I could raise a baby at 14 years old! My family would have never let that one down. I made the mistake of asking to see the baby when they were...
    chy08 chy08 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    I've been in this group

    for quite some time. And I just read something that really upset me. You don't know how another woman would feel after she's had an abortion. Because every woman, pregnancy and situation is different. Not every woman feels she is haunted or depressed because of her abortion. And...
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I had an abortion when I was 22 I'm 32 now

    and it seems like the older I get the more I regret that I did this. It's not like someone forced me to have an abortion I was just scared and afraid my boyfriend would leave me or hate me. We are still together and married now no kids. I think maybe I'm being punished for...
    Slackergirl Slackergirl 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 10

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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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    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 6 Responses Aug 5, 2013

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    January 1 of this year changed my life.

    I found out I was pregnant. As a senior in college about to graduate in a few months I never thought that in a million year I would have an abortion. I'm a Christian, a college senior, I have 5 jobs, I'm super ambitious, many accolades and accomplishments, and coming from where...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 21

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    Ok so ladies is any one on the depo provera

    injection? I had an abortion on the 27th of April and straight away I had the injection. It was probably around the end of May that I had sex again, but recently it started feeling pregnant symptoms that I noticed the first time.. Waking up feeling sick, starting to feel sick at...
    becky1997 becky1997 18-21, F 1 Response 4 hrs 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 recently had an early medical abortion,

    at 8 weeks + 2 days. I already have 4 children, and with all of those, I had reasonably quick births. I had recently separated from my husband, and started seeing an old friend I have known for almost 20 years (all through school and beyond). We had only slept together twice...
    linzM linzM 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    I had an abortion at 12 weeks.

    I feel guilt everyday from it. I am currently 30 weeks pregnant and have 2 children that I had with my ex whom I was with for 7 years. I cheated on him last year with my first love and got pregnant and my ex, who was very controlling, abusive, and a psycho insisted on an...
    trprose14 trprose14 22-25, F Jul 17

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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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    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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    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'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 22-25, F 21 Responses Oct 29, 2014

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    I having my consultation

    for my abortion tomorrow at 9am and will be making my appointment the next day. my boyfriend/the father and I just broke up so I will be going through this alone. Honestly I tell everyone I will be happy afterword but Im terrified now. What if I chicken out when they hand me the...
    ForeverWhiteOleander ForeverWhiteOleander 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 21

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    I had an abortion at 18 years old,

    a day before my birthday. That was the hardest decision of my life. I will never forgive myself or forget about it . Each day is a struggle to try and stay strong I cry and cry about it and it was 3 1/2 years ago . I feel no one can help me I don't like to talk about it to...
    Laurennmariee Laurennmariee 18-21, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm almost to my one year mark.

    I've regretted it from the beginning but I've semi ok for the most part. I had my moments but lately idk what it is but I can feel her. And it pushes me into anxiety attack. At least once a day for the past week. There is not a second that passes that I don't hate myself and...
    AriLenni14 AriLenni14 26-30, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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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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    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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    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 found out I was pregnant

    while I was at the doctor's office for a routine exam. At that point, I was ten days late, I felt exhausted all the time, my breasts were swollen and painful, and I had been queasy and vomited that very morning. Despite those symptoms that now seem so obvious to me, I was...
    meganeliz meganeliz 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 22

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    I've had two abortions in high school,

    and before anyone judges they both were by the same guy and we're still together and I'm a sophomore in college. We both weren't financially capable of taking care of a child and our parents would have pled us apart because of the incident. So we decided abortion was our only...
    kbp13 kbp13 18-21, F 27 Responses May 30

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    You know I did it you bastard.

    And it was the hardest thing I have ever had to go through alone. It was the most painful procedure I have ever gone through wide awake. I keep begging for a break the entire time but he pushed on. I yelled and cried my eyes out because it hurt so bad. I begged the nurses to...
    ForeverWhiteOleander ForeverWhiteOleander 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I wish i could look into your eyes,

    hold your hand, feel your heart. just to hold you for a minute, feel your warmth, show you my love. this would all be possible, if not for one mistake, if i had the knowledge that i do now. They said it would be easy, 2 weeks and the pain will end, but they didn't prepare me for...
    sillyoldme sillyoldme 18-21, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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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 31 Responses Nov 28, 2008

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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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    I literally just took the abortion pill

    yesterday. The cramps were unbearable. I was curled up in my bed crying, even after taking the vicodin they gave me. As far as I know, only one of my friends has been through an abortion, so I haven't felt like there's a lot of other places I can go to talk about this. Now that...
    searching097 searching097 22-25, F 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    I had my abortion last March 2015.

    I didn't know what to do at first. I am a university student, living abroad, and away from my family. I wasn't sure what to do at first. I had my final exam and I missed almost a month of period so I thought stress was the cause. After waiting several days, I did the pregnancy...
    marissael14 marissael14 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 12

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    I want my baby back :'-( why did I do this?

    I hate myself I just want my baby back
    Nat1994 Nat1994 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 19

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    It's been barely a week

    since I had my procedure done and only after being to so many clinics, so many hospitals and so many appointments. I loved babies and children and I yearn to have one even though I am just 24 now, I know that I would be, could be a good mother because I would probably love my...
    starrbelle starrbelle 22-25, F 3 Responses 4 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 64 Responses Jul 10, 2013

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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 Feb 20

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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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    So, my story is a horrible one

    but I hope that it helps other women. February this year, I had just left a bad relationship, I was in a bad place as I did miss him. But I knew he was bad news in the end, he had cheated, abused and downright degraded. So I had left, I had been talking to a friend not long...
    StrigoiiMoroi StrigoiiMoroi 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    I had an abortion two weeks ago.

    I was two weeks late when I decided to take the test. My boyfriend and I discussed our options and we both decided it was best if we didn't keep it because I'm still in school. I set up an appointment with planned parenthood right away. I started doing my research, which was a...
    Maleni92 Maleni92 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    I had an abortion 3 months ago now

    and I am haunted by the worst decision I've ever made in my life every single day. I have had a sort of on off relationship/friendship with the dad, who point blank told me he didn't want it even though he already has a son. I now resent both of them due to the way the father...
    jena86 jena86 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 25

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    Correction, I almost had an abortion.

    And it made me realize just how hard it is to make the choice and how life saving it can be. Now, my period has always been on time without fail. After stopping the patch to change birth controls, I had a month to wait until my next period. Well, my boyfriend hates condoms and...
    Ginkofishin Ginkofishin 18-21, F 6 Responses Mar 22

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    It happened just yesterday

    and I think I saw it coming out of my body. Remembering that, is killing me... Im sure I did it for a good reason, but I wish it had never happened...
    SecondNarcis SecondNarcis 26-30, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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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, 2014

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