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I Had An Abortion

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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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    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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    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 15 Responses May 23, 2012

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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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    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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    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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    It's been about 10 months

    since I had my abortion. I thought things would be okay by now, but they're not. I had just graduated college and was getting ready to start graduate school, and I found out I was pregnant that summer. I made the decision really quickly, even though I know I always wanted kids...
    confusedandalonestill confusedandalonestill 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 27

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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 3 days ago

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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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    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 4 Responses May 12

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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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    bobwasbad bobwasbad 51-55, M 3 days ago

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    It gets better! There is hope,

    I know all of he stories of people thinking about it all day long for the rest of their lives is scary but that's not everyone! If you keep hoping and moving forward it doesn't have to be that way, I was really really down in a place I've never been before for a few months, and...
    Hbalez Hbalez 22-25, F 1 Response May 12

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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 was 22, I had already had 2 beautiful babies

    with my partner. We weren't really having sex after the birth of my baby girl, but obviously it only takes one time. I felt not myself, and groggy like I had when pregnant with my first. I denied it to myself, refusing to believe I could be pregnant. But when that positive...
    CaitWood CaitWood 22-25, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    I want you all to know

    that you can have children after an abortion. There is life after abortion. Allow yourselves time to heal. "Abortions causing infertility" is a myth. I am living proof of having children after an abortion. I plan to have more babies very soon, which I am so excited about. I'm...
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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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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    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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    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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    I am 30 years old and married

    and I had an abortion. I am sharing my story because these stories really helped me in the weeks before I made my decision. I was never against abortion. I definitely would not hesitate to have one for a fetal medical problem. I'm not religious, I vote democratic. Did I ever...
    Beachygirl09 Beachygirl09 26-30 4 hrs ago

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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 am 30 years old, currently pregnant.

    Yet on the fence of having my 3rd abortion! Nothing Im proud of at all or thought I would be facing YET Again. I have a child already that is 12 single mother since Ive been divorced for 8 plus years now. The first two were with a guy I have been dating on and off for 6 plus...
    Punkino Punkino 31-35, F 2 Responses May 15

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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 26 Responses Sep 27, 2011

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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 4 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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    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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    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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    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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    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 6 days ago

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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 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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    It's been roughly a year

    since I chose to terminate the life of what could've been my child. For the most part, I've accepted my decision and gotten over the feelings of guilt and regret, but recently I've been finding myself in the midst of political conversations about abortion that make me feel like...
    dmr0212 dmr0212 18-21, F 7 Responses Apr 25

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 4 days 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    My name is Jessica and I am almost 24 years old.

    When I was 16/17 I had an abortion because of more than one reason. I was in an abusive relationship and was too young to care for a child. Years later, I became engaged to my current fiance and we had our daughter, Ariya in September, 2013. She is the light of my life and I...
    JSprague91 JSprague91 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 24

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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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    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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