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I Had An Abortion

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    Got Called The "N" Word For Having An Abortion, Read On

    I received a private message from SweetAmaya. You know, the one who calls us all murderers for having an abortion and said we are going to hell for having an abortion. She read my story My Secret Kept Me Sick and commented there as well. Then this troll calls me a murderous "N...
    Inherownwords Inherownwords 31-35, F 15 Responses Oct 21, 2013

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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 97 Responses Oct 19, 2009

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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 2 Responses Jul 31

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    yesterday i had an abortion.

    my husband and i made the decision after my dr told us im carrying conjoined twins. i am horrified by the fact that i saw them. it was the most aweful thing ive ever had to do. i hate myself for doing it. and i think my husband hates me. we have a 11 year old and a 5 year old...
    Raevan Raevan 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 4

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    It was five months ago,

    in April. It was one of those things that aren't supposed to happen: it was my sophomore year of college and I was visiting my boyfriend of three years for spring break. We only had sex once, and we used protection. But I still got pregnant. As soon as I missed my period, I...
    skinnesn skinnesn 18-21, F 5 Responses Sep 10

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    Ugh... Last Tuesday. Four days

    before our wedding day. We are 29 and have a 13 month old. Live with my mom, we are hoping to buy a house. So unplanned. You think I would have known it wasn't impossible after my son was born...(maybe I wanted it? I don't even know) Bottom line is that putting a roof over my...
    Sodarntypical Sodarntypical 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 12

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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 12 Responses Jan 14, 2013

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    I lost my baby and my boyfriend within the

    space of a week. I don't really know what to do with myself anymore.
    Lizsqueekysmith94 Lizsqueekysmith94 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 11

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    I had an abortion today.

    The baby was my best friend's. They told me I would have miscarried anyway due to the fact that it wasn't developing as it should have. It was the most painful experience I've ever had, ever shot and poke and prod down there hurt like **** and it took him forever to dilate my...
    Dreamsyndicate Dreamsyndicate 16-17, T 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I was raped 3 times. Twice

    when I was a teenager. And once as an adult. But the only one that sticks out the most, the only one that's haunted me for years, was the rape that got me pregnant. I guess I thought that I could just forget about it like the last two. But once I got pregnant, I knew that wasn't...
    Inherownwords Inherownwords 31-35, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I have mixed feelings about my abortion.

    Like I know I did it for the right reasons but I'm still hurting about it. It was only 3 days ago & I already have a daughter who's 1 next month. She takes my mind off things but the worst part is waking up having to tell myself that I'm not pregnant anymore :( anyone have any...
    Abbierose93 Abbierose93 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 26

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    What Would I Tell Someone Who Is Considering Abortion?

    What would I tell someone who is considering abortion? Well I would tell them the truth. The only person that can tell you what it is like to have an abortion, is from a woman who actually had the procedure done herself. If you hear from judgmental prolife people, you will get...
    Inherownwords Inherownwords 31-35, F 9 Responses Dec 10, 2012

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    For anybody who is thinking about

    or had an abortion, this is somewhat of an update of what I posted in one of my stories. Be sure that you do your own research. Do not get on any pro life websites because you will get false information. Many pro life websites are made to scare women. Even talking to a pro...
    Inherownwords Inherownwords 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 26

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    THIS IS ME!!! It was the Summer of 2012 ,

    just two years ago... I was dating my Ex and to be honest I can't even tell you how it happened because I felt no different but One day i was having a hard time eating ,so i didn't eat at all that day , my head was killing by the time I got home from work and I cooked dinner...
    Fanteyzhuh Fanteyzhuh 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I had an abortion 6 years ago.

    I am happy to say that I have closed the door on this experience. I believe I stated that in my last story. So you're probably wondering why am I still here? It's simply because I want to continue to help others. I want women to find peace as I have and to know there is healing...
    Inherownwords Inherownwords 31-35, F 3 Responses Feb 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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    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 26-30, F 21 Responses Oct 12, 2013

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    Or at least, I am having a medical one on

    Friday. According to my Period Tracker, as of today, I am 22 days late. I've had three confirmed positive tests. I'm twenty-five and married, no children. Today was my first day at a brand new job that could turn into a great career. I can't afford to stay at home with a baby...
    BlackRainbows BlackRainbows 22-25, F 4 Responses Sep 2

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    It's only been a few weeks

    and I don't even know how I feel. I love babies, like more than anything and i used to always joke with my boyfriend about "put a baby in me" and blah blah and he was always like "stop you're scaring me" but I mean I never actually wanted to get pregnant at this age but I always...
    torile torile 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 3

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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 has been over a year now.

    And things are going well. My (now) fiance and I are busy busy busy! I am writing this because I know things changed for me. I never thought I would have had an abortion, but I did. Do I regret it? No. Reflecting back on where I was and where I am, I know I would not have been...
    CollegeStudent14 CollegeStudent14 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 27

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    I had an abortion Yesterday.

    And I've been crying since I left the office around 1:00 pm yesterday, til now. Another day at 3:50 pm.I would say I was forced to get a abortion by my grandmother because she didn't think I needed any kids, but. Then again I know she didn't want me to mess my life up. I'm 19...
    jassypopout jassypopout 18-21, F 5 Responses 1 hr ago

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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

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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 11 Responses Apr 25, 2013

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    I am almost 22 years old I'm a single mother ,

    I have two children from different fathers, I recently slept with my oldest child's father one time & the condom had come off, I just found out I am 2 weeks pregnant I've never been more scared in my life , I'm in school now. I've always been pro - choice but always thought it...
    Ddeeanna Ddeeanna 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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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 mine after I had dated my first love.

    He was 18 and I was 14. We dated for five years, we were young, Catholic, went to Planned Parented Hood. They just saw $150 cash. I knew I was pregnant and in 20 minutes, I was not. My fella of five years and I just closed the drapes and laid in the dark. From then on every time...
    randomname1961 randomname1961 51-55, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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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 13 Responses May 23, 2012

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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 was young scared and never ever told anybody

    about it I didn't want to tell my parents they always have big expectations from me, didn't wanna disappoint them, I never even told the guy I was dating I didn't wanna burden him even then I knew we weren't going to get married I knew having a child at that time would ruin his...
    leostrong leostrong 22-25, F Aug 29

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    I'm in a relationship with an older man.

    I was taking birth control and I ended up getting pregnant. I was shocked when I got the positive test results back. I was 18 at the time. I called my boyfriend in a panic and I broke down in hysterics right before I had to go to work. He promised we would talk after my shift...
    anonn19 anonn19 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 7

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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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    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 58 Responses Dec 12, 2006

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    Next week I'm having an abortion

    and I feel no pain or worry about it. I discovered my pregnancy a few days ago. The signs were there for a couple of weeks but I ignored them, shrugging it off as side effects of the surgeries, medications, and weight gain I've had. All of those can have an impact on hormones...
    thecellardoor thecellardoor 31-35, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    Being A Mother And Having An Abortion

    When I was pregnant with my daughter, it was the happiest day of my life. But at the same time, I was so scared. My daughter's father abused me the entire pregnancy. I didn't know that he was still married. I got pregnant 6 months after knowing the father. I thought that God was...
    Inherownwords Inherownwords 31-35, F 5 Responses Sep 10, 2013

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    my first pregnancy, i wanted the baby,

    he didnt . using his fists as words of persuasion he " talked " me into getting one . that was the first and last time :'(
    cupidzgift cupidzgift 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 31

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    I want to start out by saying I don't have ANY

    negative feelings towards any women for her choice of abortion.. but I just don't know if this is the right choice for me & that is why I need help. I'm posting here bc I need help from women who chose to get an abortion because I have an appointment in 3 days for mine & I'm...
    xobrowneyedgirly xobrowneyedgirly 22-25, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    It was a year ago. I think I have been in denial

    since I did it. Its just now hitting me because my husband says he doesn't want a baby. I had my chance to have one with him but didn't because he said it wasn't the right time and we one day would when it was. I didn't want to but I had no choice. I feel guilty and stupid. I...
    boydbird boydbird 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 2

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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

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    I've done this and know many other women do

    this too. You know who you are ;) Why tell people who are against abortions, the reasons why we did it? We don't owe them an explanation. And its non of their damn business. For whatever reason, we had an abortion. Even if we told our story to them, they wouldn't care. There is...
    Inherownwords Inherownwords 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 4

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    Still here, my baby would of been due 1st

    September, and I'm just sat here so down everyday knowing my baby could of been in my arms. It sucks and hurts me so bad. :(
    MyBabyBaileyO MyBabyBaileyO 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 30

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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 67 Responses Apr 12, 2010

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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 8 Responses Aug 5, 2013

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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 62 Responses Jul 10, 2013

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    On September 10th I had an abortion.

    Never did I ever thought I was going to be in this situation . Me and my boyfriend had an accident not knowing the condom ripped . 3 weeks passed by and period was suppose to be due on July 28 it's already September and my period was due august 22. I took 3 pregnancy test and...
    Bea16 Bea16 18-21, F 6 Responses Sep 12

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    When I was 20 years old,

    13 years ago, I got together with this guy everyone referred to as Rocky. He was a cocaine dealer, and I had experimented, though I had done many other drugs to that point. When I got with him, my drug experiences shot through the roof. I was not only doing massive amount of...
    ChoiceIsHard ChoiceIsHard 31-35, F 2 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 22-25, F 22 Responses Sep 27, 2011

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    I grew up attending Catholic school,

    which I enjoyed and identified with my entire life. Abortion wasn't just something that didn't apply to me, it was not even on my radar. I competed in college athletics at the D1 level, so that was what consumed my life. When I realized I missed my period while away for a...
    Lila7 Lila7 22-25, F Sep 6

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    So he's contacted me.

    Not the guy that raped me. The other guy. The married man I had sex with, a few days after being raped. As I said before, I wanted to forget the rape ever happened. So nobody knew about it. When I got pregnant, there were two men that could have been the father. But I knew in my...
    Inherownwords Inherownwords 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 26

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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 16 Responses Mar 6

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    First off I would appreciate

    if people who comment could refrain from judgmental & disapproval . I am pro-choice & believe its ok to have an abortion if its 8-10 weeks, don't get me wrong its still sad & leaves emotional trauma however I keep in mind its basically the "ingredients to make a baby", a cell...
    KKristania KKristania 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    so I have A 5 yr old daughter in grade 2 im in

    school starting a new job and found out I am pregnant. unfortunately it isn't the right time to have another baby.so I have decided with the bf to get an abortion.it just too expensive at the moment. tonight is my first night doing the dong quai and black cohosh extract so wish...
    kiki121 kiki121 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 3

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