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I Had An Abortion

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    I was young and dumb

    and selfish. I wasn't ready to be a mother. And at 8 weeks everyone tells you it's not really a baby. But it is, and you miss it every day. As soon as I found out I was pregnant, I loved it. I've never loved anything so much and I don't know if I ever will. Or how. I knew I...
    dallask dallask 18-21, F 6 Responses Mar 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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    I'm 24, I had an abortion a week a ago

    and my bf acts like I should be back to normal by now. I'm emotional roller coaster of crazy ... I feel everything to the max ... Gnarly contractions ... Super happy or super sad. He is just not as emotionally attached as me and its really hard. I want him so bad to get it and...
    daisymae206 daisymae206 22-25, F 8 Responses Mar 15

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    I had abortion less than two hours ago.

    Although the pain was excruciating, I feel relieved that im no longer pregnant. I feel like I can pick up my life where I left it off. What really helped me cope was writing a letter to my baby last night. I cried and cried but I gave it my reasons my fears for having the...
    tia321 tia321 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 6

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    Hey everyone I want to first apologise with my

    bad spelling and grammar. well last night I founded out the dreaded thing, well to me anyways maybe good news to some women but not me. I'm 21 year of age, currently in uni half way through my degree and I feel pregnant. iknow I can not keep this baby I'm emotionally unstable I...
    lovefaces21 lovefaces21 18-21, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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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'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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    I'm 24 and had my abortion almost a month ago(2.

    21.15) I was 10 1/2 weeks. I knew for almost 2 weeks before I told my boyfriend of 3 yrs and my parents ( who I was not going to tell my bf believed i shouldn't) . My parents were happy and all them supported me in whatever way I decided to go. My bf believed we weren't ready...
    ReaP2 ReaP2 22-25 4 Responses Mar 16

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    Well I haven't yet but here I am mother of 3

    boys 29 divorced and recently lost my job and as I found out two days ago pregnant.. I knew the second the huggies commercial flooded my eyes with tears and after a trip to the drugstore all my fears confirmed.. What to do? I break the news to my boyfriend of 6 months and his...
    jessicarose721 jessicarose721 26-30, F 6 Responses Mar 19

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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 am having an abortion.

    I will be 9 weeks tommorow. I have 3 kids 7,2,9 months. With 2 different dads. My 9 month old dad wants nothing to do with her. Also with this pregnancy this man doesn't want anything to do with me either once he found out. And wants me to have an abortion. At first I was upset...
    texangirlw texangirlw 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 15

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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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    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 an abortion Feb 24,

    2015.. And I'm having trouble dealing with it.. I'm 22 and have been with my boyfriend for almost a year but I just graduated college last year and haven't found anything but part time work, and my boyfriend hardly ever has work either, I live with my parents and they would have...
    Hbalez Hbalez 22-25, F 6 Responses Mar 9

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    I remember every bit of it.

    Before this I never got it when people could recall of ever bad part of a horrid situation or why they would think back to it but now i have this fully embedded in my head. I could of never of done it alone. And I know i would of been too attached to the child to give it away...
    boo003 boo003 18-21, F 5 hrs 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 18-21, F 7 Responses Jul 30, 2013

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    I was 8 weeks and 6 days

    when I had mine. I went to the clinic at 6 weeks and when I got into the room after waiting 6 hours, I couldn't do it. I walked out of there. I took 2 more weeks to think about it and i didn't tell anyone except for my boyfriend. I didn't get any opinions on it. It's crazy...
    cbf48 cbf48 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 12

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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 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 am 19 years old. I had only been dating my

    boyfriend for 3 months when I found out I was pregnant. I was supporting both of us (paying rent, food, clothes, everything). We moved way too fast. I did everything for him and us. He was a party guy with NO direction. He smoked, did drugs, and partied every day of the week. I...
    Hannaahhboo Hannaahhboo 18-21 6 Responses Mar 4

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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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    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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    I had not just one but two

    and I hate myself for it everyday
    kaitlyn9229 kaitlyn9229 22-25, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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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 22 Responses Oct 29, 2014

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    I don't want to be judged :(

    but I made a huge mistake a week ago. I was 6 weeks pregnant. I used protection but still happened. Anyway.. before this abortion, motherhood is something that I considered an ultimate life goal. I love children and babies and can't get enough of the joy that I get from being...
    hannahmaybe9 hannahmaybe9 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 18

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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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    As previously posted,

    I had an abortion in January, and am struggling to cope with my emotions. My cousin is pregnant at the moment and we've always had a very close bond. I now feel like I'm letting her down due to the fact that I can't bring myself to face her. She's having her baby shower next...
    ilmb20 ilmb20 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 1

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    I previously posted a story

    but delated it thinking I wasn't ready to put my experience out there. But reading every one else's stories gave me the courage and to know I'm not alone in this. I had an abortion three months ago before Christmas. I got pregnant by someone I barely knew. I thought I was ready...
    reetalynn reetalynn 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 9

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    I hadn't been with my boyfriend long

    when I found out I was pregnant. I booked the abortion in a panic before I had even told him. I had been on certain medication that could damage the baby. My doctor couldn't 100% guarantee that it hadn't been affected as I was only 6 weeks. When I told my partner he was in...
    Fluff168 Fluff168 26-30, F 6 Responses Mar 4

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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 4 Responses Mar 22

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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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    My boyfriend and I decided it was

    for the best. We both are in our second year of college. We did use protection but the condom broke and I am on the pill but sometimes forget to take it. Neither of were ready to become parents. I am having a tough time emotionally already. (See my other story to see why) He is...
    ElizaLynn ElizaLynn 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 28

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    Anubis111 Anubis111 22-25, T 2 Responses Mar 8

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    I ha my abortion when I was 17.

    I was still in school and me and my boyfriend had only been together for 7 months or so. I can vividly remember the support nurse looking up from the table where my test had been and saying "Ok, so you are in fact pregnant" My partner was with me at the time. He threw his head...
    abovetherail abovetherail 22-25, M Mar 23

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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 27 Responses Sep 27, 2011

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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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    A couple hours ago I had a surgical abortion,

    I can't say it was easy but I feel fine. I've read a number of stories and they're so scary, they literally made me want to die when I was reading them so I want to change this, its not easy, deciding what you're going to do and then when you're actually there it's one of the...
    nd2664 nd2664 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 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 63 Responses Jul 10, 2013

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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'm a 25 year old college graduate.

    I found out two days ago I was pregnant after a lifetime of medical problems with my period. I smoke marijuana and I drink alcohol and liquor on a weekend basis, also I was training for a marathon these first two months. I'm 6 weeks pregnant and I don't know if my drug use will...
    tia321 tia321 22-25, F 4 Responses Feb 27

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    I'm an 18 year old student.

    Found out yesterday I was pregnant, think i'm approximately a week pregnant. I know what i'm going to do... I'm a student, i don't have enough money nor experience to raise a child and neither does my boyfriend, I'm so scared. It hurts to know what I have to do, it wasn't...
    nd2664 nd2664 18-21, F 7 Responses Mar 6

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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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    This story is about me

    and my journey that got me to this point. I'll start right from the beginning. It all started when I missed my period. This had happened to me in my life before due to stress and anxiety so this time I had no reason to think it would be anything different. One day, two days...
    Neha3 Neha3 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 20

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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 am a father. Someone

    who loves his children and would do anything to protect them. I've had to protect them from someone who I never thought would ever put them in harms way. I have failed one. My child's life was taken and there was nothing I could do. If I only knew where she was going that day...
    Afather718 Afather718 26-30, M 6 Responses 3 days ago

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    Went to a support group last night

    and I found it VERY helpful. I am here for anyone who feels like they need someone to talk to. I went and have been going through this process alone and know how hard it is. Feel free to message me.
    Hannaahhboo Hannaahhboo 18-21 Mar 13

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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...