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Don’t confuse ‘what ifs’ with regret.

2016 United Kingdom

Sometimes I feel selfish, but then I stop and tell myself, no it’s my body and my life. I don’t regret what I did and need to stop letting the what ifs get into my head!!

The process itself was straight forward in terms of how everything went about. But for me mentally and physically it was horrendous. I knew as soon as I found out I was pregnant that I didn’t want the baby. I wasn’t ready. I’d just handed my notice in at work and my partner and i were going travelling later that year for 12 months. Like I said, the process was straightforward. I met with my GP who gave me the number of a clinic I had to ring. I made an appointment, had a scan and discussed options. The nursing staff were incredibly friendly and non judgemental. It felt like a very warm environment. My first option was the pill. I could have taken one then and come back the following day and taken another one, but because I’d already lied to work about where I was, the fact I worked an hour away and the fact I was a teacher, I couldn’t go through with it. So because of time restraints my second option was minor surgery to remove the fetus. It was painful, and both during and after. After a few hours there was a lot of a blood and the cramps were horrendous. There is still a stigma around abortion and because of that I’ve lived with this secret for almost 2 years. Because of the stigma I couldn’t tell my boss so I had to go back to work the next day and teach 32 ten year olds whilst I was in incredible pain and still miscarrying.

How did other people react to your abortion?

The only person who knows about the abortion was my partner at the time. Something I’ve found difficult since I made my decision was coping with the fact he didn’t want me to go through with it. It’s something he held against me for the rest of our relationship.

Nara

Eu descobri a gravidez com 10 semanas,tomava Yasmin a 4 anos,assim que comecei…

Marcela

Es más una historia de amor, que de un aborto pero posiblemente en algo te…

N.

Historia właściwie była dość typowa, sex, pęknięta gumka, spóźniający się okres

Key

I was too careless after meeting a guy when I was in a vulnerable period and…

Aldana

Una decisión que se tiñe de lucha

Zosia

Dowiedziałam się o mojej niechcianej ciąży podczas wizyty kontrolnej u…

Manuella Silva

Grávida aos 18.


Olá. Vim contar pra voces minha experiencia com aborto.
Eu ficava…

Louise Harper

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Newyor7891

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Constanza Arely

El ser madre debe ser una decisión, una de las mejores experiencias que vive…

Fernanda

Hola mi nombre es fernanda tengo 23 años y mi historia comenzo cuando un condon…

Viridiana Aguilar

I had an abortion

E.

Decyzja o aborcji była najcięższą do tej pory..

Jess

This is something that was necessary for me but most definitely the hardest and…

Liz Price

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deedee

한국에 계신 분들 걱정마십쇼!! 낙심하시 마시고 자신을 믿으세요!

Sharon

I don't regret my abortion.

E. Souza

Espero que ajude outras mulheres, pois assim como eu, no desespero, procurei…