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I Had An Abortion

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 9,652 People

    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 25 Responses Sep 27, 2011

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    I had an abortion. Please,

    if I can ever help anyone who had an abortion, or is considering abortion, I'd be happy to. If you need someone to talk to, I am here. My email is: fnu101907 at gmail.com God Bless
    fnu101907 fnu101907 31-35 Jan 29

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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 61 Responses Dec 12, 2006

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    Having an abortion was my choice

    and mine alone. I knew it was the best and only option. You can call me heartless, murderer, baby killer. I don't care. Because I know the truth. The truth is that I am a good, kind, caring person. And abortion does not take me away from that. I live life with no regrets and no...
    Singlemother78 Singlemother78 31-35, F 4 Responses Oct 26, 2015

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    I had an abortion recently

    and it was a very traumatic experience. I don't believe I truly wanted to do it. I wanted to make my boyfriend happy. When we found out I was pregnant he was not happy. He explained that we weren't stable financially and that we weren't in the position to care for a child. I...
    xxRivaxx xxRivaxx 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 4, 2015

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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'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 22 Responses May 30, 2015

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    Hey, I had an abortion about 5 months ago.

    I am struggling a lot as my partner just dose not care about it at all. I will go from the start. Me and my partner have been together for a year and a half and I adore him! I fell pregnant unplanned and we were in shock but from the start he said abortion. I panicked I did it...
    Puzzle2 Puzzle2 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 16

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    I am looking to talk to mothers of multiple

    children who have chosen abortion with an unexpected last pregnancy
    Reallife23 Reallife23 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 26

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    A year ago today was they worst day of my life.

    A day I'd never imagine getting over, a day still not forgotten in my heart. A love that's still strong & stuck to me. Time carried on & my heart grew heavy, my mind grew with sadness. But time numbed my pain, the pain I didn't see on others faces. The pain that made me feel...
    Amba21 Amba21 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 23, 2015

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    I recently had an abortion.

    The decision was not a difficult one. It was the waiting that had the most negative affect on me. Not to mention that two weeks prior I was dumped by "the father". I was lucky enough to have a strong support system and was able to leave the province to get a speedy and safe...
    Jesca1960 Jesca1960 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 20, 2015

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    What do you do when you've barely turned 19,

    working two jobs, living in a homeless program, have no family support & you find out you are pregnant? Well, I got an abortion. Today. 1/19/16. I knew I'd regret this day before it even came. Maybe 7 weeks isn't a very long time for someone to become so attached to something...
    haileypaige haileypaige 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 20

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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 3 Responses Jul 31, 2014

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    Im 22 and had an abortion just around 2 months

    ago. Its the only thing i ever think about. From the moment i wake up to the moment i go to sleep, ill even have dreams about being pregnant or having a baby. The thing is i don't want to forget about it, I feel like it was too big of a thing to just forget about. I don't know...
    Emma93 Emma93 22-25, F 4 Responses Nov 1, 2015

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    If I get pregnant I will abort.

    I had my tubes tied and recently found out, a month or so ago, that one is undone. My period was late this month and I thought about what to do. I've decided.
    BOJ1988 BOJ1988 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 11, 2015

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    .....................

    ......................................................................I feel like there needs to be a big pause after you say something like this. There has to be a moment of reflection.........there's been a lot of those moments. It was about a year ago. I aborted early, pretty...
    OakleysWorld OakleysWorld 18-21, F 7 Responses Aug 27, 2015

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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 10 Responses Sep 30, 2014

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    I had an abortion, I have 2 beautiful kids a

    girl who is 17 months and a boy who is 5 months my little girl lives with her grand parents and has done since she was 7 months old my son was taken to a foster carer while I completed a parenting assessment, me and my partner split up while I was pregnant with my son and I felt...
    traalaaablah traalaaablah 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 29, 2015

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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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    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 22-25, F 12 Responses Apr 25, 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 12 Responses May 23, 2012

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    I am a 22 year old female from Scotland,

    I have 2 kids and today I had the second part of a medical abortion for personal reasons, I just want to share my story as I feel there is a lot of horror stories about medical abortions, I arrived at the hospital just after 10 this morning and I was given 6 tabblets to take at...
    traalaaablah traalaaablah 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 25, 2015

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    I had an abortion two weeks ago

    and I regret I every day. The guy I was with told me that his dad was not ok with me being pregnant and that if I didn't have an abortion he would make him break up with me and send him to a whole different state. he promised me if I got one he would be here for me and not leave...
    Hnicole113 Hnicole113 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 17, 2015

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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 20 Responses Oct 29, 2014

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    I had an abortion, January 2,

    2008. It was a surgical procedure. And I was 7 1/2 weeks. I had one due to rape and medical reasons. I do not regret my decision. And looking back on it, I feel it was the best decision I ever made. Weeks after the procedure, I went to my follow up appointment and healed fine...
    Singlemother78 Singlemother78 31-35, F Nov 13, 2015

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    I'm 18 and I had an abortion on October 20th.

    When I first found out I was pregnant I was overwhelmed and scared and happy honestly. No one had know about my pregnancy except for my boyfriend. We were unsure of what to do but we thought we should keep since I didn't really right about abortion. So for weeks my boyfriend and...
    anaiviv15 anaiviv15 18-21, F 5 Responses Nov 6, 2015

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    A horrible experience of my life.

    ....as i sit here typing...tears rolling down my cheeks because after this i would be getting ready for my second abortion I always believed that no individual is bad... i was sent to a maritime zone for 3 years of work..i was 22 at that time there i fell in love with a guy who...
    limited2 limited2 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 11

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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 96 Responses Apr 12, 2010

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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 13 Responses Nov 8, 2009

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    Today is the 2 year anniversary of my due date.

    It's a day I dread every year. My decision to terminate my pregnancy is a decision that I think about all the time. For me, I still know it was the best decision but it's still a decision that I wish I wouldn't have made. It's crazy to think that I would have a two year old...
    Lovealwaysc Lovealwaysc 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 10, 2015

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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 80 Responses Nov 1, 2009

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    Good evening, new friendsIt took me a

    while to decide to post here.I had an abortion in February. I m writing about this because i want to understand how my boyfriend is feeling and he can t seem to communicate with me about this.We have a good relationship, we managed to stay together somehow, as u know an abortion...
    Adelline Adelline 26-30, F 3 Responses Dec 5, 2015

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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 27 Responses Jun 28, 2009

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    I had an abortion because my ex made me do it.

    I was 8 weeks along and I felt so blessed to be a mom even tho it was unexpected but he was enraged and I never understood why because it wasn't about the money. I hoped and prayed throughout the weeks he would change his mind cause I was so fearful of doing a surgical abortion...
    Reserved4 Reserved4 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 18, 2015

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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 14 Responses Jan 14, 2013

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    I find that telling your story is the bravest

    thing a woman could ever do. I think it's amazing, that we can all come together and support one another. I know that it takes a lot to even say those words... "I had an abortion". Even with the fear of being judged by those that don't know or understand. But it's okay. There is...
    Singlemother78 Singlemother78 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 5, 2015

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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 7 Responses Oct 21, 2013

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    some people believe life is a gift

    and believe that when you become pregnant that child was sent to you for a reason and that it is a crime/sin to abort... 9 times out of 10 the people that use that example have never been in a situation where they have had to have an abortion. I don't condone this as a type of...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Dec 5, 2015

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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 20 Responses Oct 12, 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 22 Responses Jan 26, 2015

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    I didn't tell the guy

    until years later. He was upset because he was told he would most likely never have a child. He blamed me for "stealing" his only chance to be a dad. I don't think it's my responsibility to risk my future and well being for someone else.
    BOJ1988 BOJ1988 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 12, 2015

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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 60 Responses Jul 10, 2013

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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 5 Responses Mar 22, 2015

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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 4 Responses Oct 29, 2014

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