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I Had An Abortion

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    I need advice from someone

    who has gone through this asap!! please and thank you!
    willowAnn2434 willowAnn2434 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 20

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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 31 Responses Nov 28, 2008

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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 24 Responses May 30

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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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    I was 24 when I had mine.

    I had been raped and had medical stuff going on. In and out of the hospital. I also had problems with my finances. And was about to be homeless. So it was clear that I was not ready for a baby. What I hate the most, is people telling me these should've, would've, could've...
    Singlemother78 Singlemother78 31-35, F 5 days ago

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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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    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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    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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    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

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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 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    I had an abortion at 15.

    The father was/is still my current long term boyfriend... I was about 2 months pregnant and I was so distracted at that age by doing things I shouldn't be I didn't even realize missing my periods. I knew I was when I could no longer smell the scent of my room and his clothes and...
    Scorpiobabyy95 Scorpiobabyy95 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 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 7 Responses Oct 21, 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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    I had an abortion about this time last year.

    I told my bf I was pregnant. He went with me to the clinic.. And went with me to the other clinic to get the abortion pill. I had been with him in a relationship for around 2 months. On our first day of actually being in a relationship we didn't use a condom and I'm pretty...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 17

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    I thought he was the man I was going to spend

    my life with at 21 and 5 years into our relationship I knew that was no longer a possibility. Me and T. Had an amazing relationship,the type of love that you read about in books. The way we loved each other was like nothing anyone around us could describe My family loved him...
    2015dao 2015dao 22-25, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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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 25 Responses Sep 27, 2011

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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 23 Responses Jan 26

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    Got pregnant last year by my boyfriend

    and I didn't want to keep it because I'm too young to be a mommy
    amberchick13 amberchick13 13-15, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    My abortion was over a year ago

    but today's one of those days that I feel sad about not having my baby here with me. It doesn't help that I have pregnancy symptoms but tests reveal I am not, it's like my body is playing tricks on me. I'm seeing pregnant women and babies everywhere and my heart is so heavy. I...
    Bunny808 Bunny808 22-25, F Aug 17

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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 10 Responses Aug 28, 2013

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    I wish i could look into your eyes,

    hold your hand, feel your heart. just to hold you for a minute, feel your warmth, show you my love. this would all be possible, if not for one mistake, if i had the knowledge that i do now. They said it would be easy, 2 weeks and the pain will end, but they didn't prepare me for...
    sillyoldme sillyoldme 18-21, F 7 Responses Jul 31

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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 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 15 Responses Mar 6, 2014

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    i found out that i was pregnant about 3

    or so weeks ago, im 19 and have a 4 almost 5 month baby girl. i was actually at the doctors to get birth control when i found out that i was pregnant. i had to schedule the ultrasound to find out how far i was. ive been with my boyfriend for almost 2 years. and hes really...
    foreverlove2667 foreverlove2667 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 12

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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 came here before my abortion with the

    questions "Does it hurt?" and "Is it frightening?". Maybe the people reading this right now are here for the same reason. I promised myself that regardless of how my experience was, I'd tell this community about it in case there are frightened, anxious women searching for...
    simplefawn simplefawn 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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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 90 Responses Apr 12, 2010

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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 had an abortion in march of this year,

    I had gotten pregnant on valentine's day. I was on birth control and taking it as directed, but still ended up pregnant. I grew up in the church, raised southern Baptist but have slowly stopped believing in a god. my boyfriend was raised catholic and is not an athiest. when we...
    LadyEMT93 LadyEMT93 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 17

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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 21 Responses Oct 12, 2013

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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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    I would have been a mom by now.

    My baby girl would have just been a few days old. Sometimes it's so hard to think about and cope with everyday.
    lizkw lizkw 16-17, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    i remember the father was an artist he went mad

    at me cos he thought i was on contraception but i must hav forgot a pill at some point i had abortion and it was in my hand dead with really big closed eyes . i cried loads.
    unicorngal unicorngal 26-30, F 6 days ago

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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 found out I was pregnant a week

    and 2 days ago. Three days later I was at the clinic waiting to take the pill. I don't feel like I had enough time to fully process what was going to happen. My fiance and I have been together for 5 years, when I told him the news, he took it as our lives were over. He felt he...
    anwrb2008 anwrb2008 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    Whats ****** about having an abortion is

    that most of the time its only the women who feel it more , cry, stress etc while the men continue life like nothing happened. Well that's how it seems , maybe some regret but just don't show it or try to block it out. Ive never had an abortion or ever almost have one but just...
    legzydawly legzydawly 18-21 3 Responses Aug 15

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    1 Year ago today, I questioned

    if I was pregnant. My clothes were not fitting right, I felt sick practically all the time, I threw up when I ate breakfast in the morning, my breasts seemed to be getting huge, SOMETHING was going on. I took a test and it came out positive. I didn't believe it. No way was I...
    Kat11614 Kat11614 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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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 62 Responses Dec 12, 2006

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    I had an abortion today.

    It was the best decision my partner and I could make for us. It was painful but over in a few minutes. If anyone has any questions about my experience please message me I will answer any questions you have.
    seamus123 seamus123 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 14

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    I would have been due with my Hailie Antonia

    this month. Mommy and daddy miss you so much my sweetheart, and we love you with all our heart. I actually don't know if the baby was going to be a girl, I just had a feeling since I was pregnant that the baby was a girl. Her father loved the name Hailie and that's what we...
    lizkw lizkw 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    I was 15 when I met my boyfriend at the time.

    I thought I was in love, we did everything together. I lost friends because of him and I completely isolated myself just to be around him. At age 16 is when we started to have sex. For some reason, he was like "oh lets try to have a baby" stupid me, I was just like "OKAY" well...
    SimplyMeeh SimplyMeeh 22-25, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    About a year and two months ago I had an

    abortion. It was definitely one of the worst decisions Ive ever made in my life but I'm the only one who feels that way. My partner is just not helpful... Well I found out I was around 10 weeks pregnant in late June, I was totally confused because at the same time I was getting...
    Calibaby0112 Calibaby0112 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    it's been about one year & four months

    since my abortion. everyone told me I'll get over it but I'm not over it. I'm still crying, I'm still in emotional pain.. I'm still struggling with this. I know this was the best decision I could've made. I couldn't be selfish and bring a child into this world unable to support...
    haleymc haleymc 18-21, F 16 Responses Aug 15

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    I'm 20 and 7 1/2 weeks pregnant.

    I've always wanted children. And my boyfriend and I had talked about having kids. But we are poor, and not responsible enough to care for this child. He wants an abortion, but isn't forcing me to choose that. He said he will agree with whatever I choose. We would have amazing...
    faerieleo faerieleo 18-21, F 7 Responses 2 days ago

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    Always make sure it's your choice girls,

    my abortion was the worst mistake of my life.. All for my boyfriend who I was with 3 years, 1 month after he left, could be happy now with my baby but nope left with nothing because of him 😔
    becky1997 becky1997 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    i had 3 and all of them were from bad

    experiences . ofcoarse i have a soul.......i have a child now and it always crosses my mind but all those times there was no partnership.. no support and that's what i did, and went through on my own only telling close friends.....everyone is different for me i still feel sad...
    bohemianinspirations bohemianinspirations 70+, F