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I Had An Abortion

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    I had an abortion on the 27th of April 2015.

    I'm only 17 and this is where people start to judge.. I have been with my boyfriend 2 years now and every single time we had sex we made sure either one of us was protected, except unfortunately condoms aren't 100% effective. I remember on Christmas Eve, being sick and I just...
    becky1997 becky1997 16-17, F 5 Responses Apr 29

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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 85 Responses Apr 12, 2010

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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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    Happy Mother's Day to you all .

    Remember that you did the right thing even though it's hard ❤️❤️❤️
    ReaP2 ReaP2 22-25 2 Responses May 10

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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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    First time poster! I am not sure

    if this is allowed, but would anyone be willing to help me with my newest project? I am looking to write a book. I had an abortion two years ago at the age of 23. I am looking for men & women that would like to come forward with their stories to help me. :) (Side note - instead...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses 4 days ago

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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 29 Responses 4 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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    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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    Testing one two three.

    This thing doesn't work for me!
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 days ago

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    Hadn't been coming here awhile.

    That is why I have been working on myself. Life goes on, thank God. And I'm looking forward to my future. I'm ready for another baby. Well physically and mentally. I like to tell you my story, because I want you all to know that there is life after an abortion. And that you can...
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 1 Response May 8

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    I was 21 and just did it this past January.

    While everyone was having fun on New Year's Eve I was at the abortion clinic taking the first set of pills. It felt sad because a new year was just starting and January 2nd I ended a life. I never wanted my family to know but my idiot ex boyfriend posted about it on Facebook...
    violetskynoise violetskynoise 22-25, F 5 Responses May 22

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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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    its been two weeks today,

    I still feel terrible, I wake up crying everyday, I cant stop picturing the scan, missing the kicks.. I would be 26weeks tomorrow.. but I know it was the right decision. The gave me 2 weeks off.. Im back to college tomorrow.. not sure how I'm going to fake smile and put on a...
    becky1997 becky1997 16-17, F 4 Responses May 11

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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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    bobwasbad bobwasbad 51-55, M May 25

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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 81 Responses Nov 1, 2009

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    I had my abortion appt.

    on October 17, of 2014 and I was 8 1/2 weeks pregnant. I have always dreamed of being a mother. That is literally my goal in life. Even though I was on birth control and my boyfriend used a condom I still wound up pregnant. I was elated, until i realized that we had absolutely...
    IwillStillbeAmommy IwillStillbeAmommy 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 28

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    In July last year. I knew instantly,

    as soon as i found out that i was pregnant that i would have an abortion, despite the overwhelming love and wonder i felt for knowing my body could produce life. My boyfriend was awful about the situation. The whole way through - he wasn't going to come and see me for the...
    blackanna blackanna 18-21 7 Responses May 3

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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 26-30, F 27 Responses Sep 27, 2011

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    So me and my boyfriend had decided to not tell

    anyone about our abortion. (were 17) however I ended up needing a girls advice so went to my bestfriend, so he asked if he could then tell his best friend so he can get advice too. Hes now told 5 friends, his mum and two sisters. I stuck to my side of the deal.. he didnt... is...
    beckywa97 beckywa97 18-21, F 9 Responses May 6

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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 63 Responses Dec 12, 2006

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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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    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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    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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    Hello beautiful ladies,

    mothers of unborn, I had an abortion 7 years ago. And have found peace and healing. Please don't hesitate to message me, or comment here, if you need to talk. I survived. You can too.
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 1 Response May 24

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    I recently had my first abortion about 2 months

    ago. It was a horrible experience. I am in college going to a Christian university and the whole experience was absolutely traumatizing. Even though I went through pain, it was the best decision I could make for my circumstances. Going to a Christian college, there are not too...
    lacandies lacandies 22-25, F 6 Responses Apr 30

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    I had an abortion about 9 months ago now,

    I know it sounds heartless but I don't regret it one bit, I was not in a position to have a baby, it wouldn't have been fair. Don't get me wrong I love children and would someday have one but that time I fell pregnant, it wasn't the right time, it was an accident as my...
    DollyR12 DollyR12 18-21, F 5 Responses Oct 28, 2014

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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 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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    It's been about five months

    since I had an abortion. It hasn't been an easy experience. My boyfriend and I agreed to not have a child because we are both in school and simply not ready to be parents. He is the love of my life and we have been dating close to 6 years now. Our relationship has suffered...
    aawaldron aawaldron 22-25, F 2 Responses May 4

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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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    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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    Today is mother's day.

    Had my voice been different, I would have been celebrating with a two year old. My step dad was going to the store, and I asked him for some sorbet (I have a sore throat and a cold coming on. It soothes). His comment, I know had no malice, I'm even sure he didn't even think...
    cemarie128 cemarie128 18-21, F 1 Response May 10

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    Had a dream about my abortion last night

    and it ruined my day today. In reality I have let go of my baby and my baby's "father" but my subconscious is haunting me! I am trying to do all the right things, but it seems like nothings working.
    Hannaahhboo Hannaahhboo 18-21 1 Response May 1

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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 was 21 years old and had 3 children already.

    My first pregnancy was a walk in the park. I suffered feom severe nausea but other than that i felt great. I delivered my baby girl in 20 minutes. My second pregnancy was hard. I had a placental tear and was put on bed rest. When I went into labor a had a very minor abruption...
    cosmicburst cosmicburst 22-25, F May 25

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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 63 Responses Jul 10, 2013

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    I always said i'd never abort my baby,

    that i couldn't live with myself if i did. Then i never expected to fall pregnant at 17 especially since i had the rod. Me and my boyfriend had been together for 2 years when he broke my heart the week after valentines day i was heart-broken he was my best-friend my everything...
    Lottie97 Lottie97 18-21, F 1 Response May 17

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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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    This is something I wrote

    for my baby girl/boy...... To my son or daughter: It's been about 8 years since the day I gave you up. April 11th 2015 marks another anniversary of the day that we parted. But I want you to know that that was the worst decision I've ever made in my whole life. I'm regretting...
    desiree26 desiree26 26-30, F 1 Response May 25

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    I had an abortion a year ago

    and life has been very sad ever since. I believed that my bf st the time would not be there for us. this, based on how he is with his other children and that we were not in a good place. very abusive. I grew up with an abusive and neglectful dad. my parents divorced before I was...
    brookietime03 brookietime03 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 30

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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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    We could not afford to have a baby,

    or give it the quality of life it deserved. A lot of people argue "you should've just put it up for adoption if that was your concern," but how could we have afforded the nine months of prenatal care? Even if we could have afforded the baby, the mother (who I will not state...
    dontyouunderstand dontyouunderstand 18-21 5 Responses May 12

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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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