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I Had An Abortion

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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 4 Responses a week ago

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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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    If you've not had an abortion,

    then why come here and judge women? "Abortion causes regret, women get depressed". Get the heck out of here. I mean seriously. Every woman and situation is different. We are trying to heal from our abortions. And the negative comments aren't helping. Don't you think these people...
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    Abortion, cruel!, evil!

    , murder!, all words that have been used against me since I had one, I was 12 weeks and 6days I had a surgical abortion. My parents didn't know I went on my own it was an hours journey there and back, I had never had an operation before I was petrified. I never believed in it...
    rbambro rbambro 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 4

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    I personally haven't had one,

    but I would like to keep the option open, I'm on the pill so I'm taking measures to not get pregnant and if I happen to get pregnant by accident I will definitely be getting one. at my age (18) having a kid would ruin my future plans for college and there's a possibility I might...
    RavenRena17 RavenRena17 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 30

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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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    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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    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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    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 a week ago

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    I haven't had an abortion yet,

    but two days ago I found out I'm pregnant and my boyfriend really wants me to have an abortion. We aren't financially stable enough to have a baby right now and he doesn't even like kids. I love kids. I've never judged people who have had abortions but I always told myself I...
    lamess lamess 18-21, F 25 Responses Jun 29

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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 2 Responses Jul 12

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    Anyone who has gone through an abortion

    and who feels comfortable talking about the subject, would you mind messaging me?
    coolestdweebyahknow coolestdweebyahknow 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 3

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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'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 21 Responses Oct 29, 2014

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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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    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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    When I was 14 I met Tai he was & always will be

    the love of my life from that first moment, from that first night. But as young kids are romance does not always last between 14 & 17 so we broke up. But we still had such a strong bond over the years as we both grew & loved & learned our life lessons. After I was 18 we begin to...
    Amba21 Amba21 18-21, F Jul 12

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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 5 days ago

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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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    to anyone thinking about getting an abortion

    because their boyfriend doesn't want the baby, think about what YOU want. he's not gonna be laying on the bed and getting the fetus taken out YOU ARE. do not let a man decide what's best for you, it may be his ***** kid, but you're carrying it. if you consider abortion think...
    RavenRena17 RavenRena17 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 30

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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 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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    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 am on day 3 following a medical termination.

    I will start by giving some background and be as honest as possible. I was diagnosed with borderline personality disorder a few years ago. My emotions have always been up and down but I have had a fair been of personal growth in the last couple of years following a break up...
    Chichimay Chichimay 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 29

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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 16 Responses May 23, 2012

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    I've found so much the closer I get to what

    would have been my due date the more I just wish I could see my little bee. The not knowing is what makes it so much harder than the experience but I've never stopped feeling the pain.
    Amba21 Amba21 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 16

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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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    I think it's disgraceful

    that women come on here to post hateful messages about women who have chosen to have an abortion. NOBODY that has been through it has ever said it's an easy decision to make. It's not easy- I'm speaking from experience. I pray that you judgement and "perfect" women never find...
    Bunny808 Bunny808 22-25, F Jul 5

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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 5 days ago

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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 3 Responses 2 days ago

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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 2 Responses Jul 19

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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'm a Paris-based French documentary film maker

    and I'm working on a new documentary film project about abortion rights. I'm a pro-choice and a feminist and this film aims at showing that even in places where abortion is legal, woman can have it difficult once they made their choice, be it because the society makes it...
    soniagonzalez soniagonzalez 31-35, F 4 Responses Jul 7

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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 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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    If someone never had an abortion,

    then they don't know what it's like. Period. There's going to be a lot of negativity about abortion. A lot of lies. I've learned not to even bother listening to the ones that say "I heard this...." And "I read that...." Because it's all pro life propaganda. Oh and here's on, "I...
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 7

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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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    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'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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    I post my updates here about my life

    and my dreams, because I want you all to know that there is life after an abortion. There's that whole "abortion causes infertility", which is a complete lie. And I know many of you have worried about that. I certainly did. Until I became pregnant for the second time. Yep, and I...
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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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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    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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    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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    I don't care what any of the "pro lifers" say.

    ..I've had 2 abortions. My first was when I was 13 because I was in no position to have a baby. My second was a year later. I still didn't feel ready. A year later I gave birth to my first daughter because I finally felt I was ready for a baby.
    emily97rose emily97rose 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 8

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