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I Have A Constant Feeling Of Regret, Sadness And Guilt

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    Grieving After Abortion

    Hi I'm sure (and hope!)there our women out there that can relate to my  story.. I have a loving husband,  and 2 beautiful children... Youngest , just over a year old... I discovered I was pregnant back in May 2011.. Ironically I had tried to get pregnant with my youngest son...
    delharko delharko 36-40, F Oct 21, 2011

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