Regina Powell

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I had an abortion and I'm about to have another.

2001 United States (born in United States)

I feel somewhat disappointed in myself for having made irresponsible decisions that got me pregnant. But as far as having an abortion goes, I feel proud of myself for having made a decision and stuck to it. *I* am in charge of my own destiny and my own life. I feel lucky to have been raised without shame, and wish I could share that with other women who have a harder time.

I am very grateful to live in a liberal state where abortion services are many. The clinic was staffed entirely by very nice women, who were supportive and even joked with me. They explained everything that was going on, and one woman was there just to hold my hand. The pain was about equal to a bad period, although I got hot and a little queasy at one point. I went back to work 2 days later. I'm about to get my second, which will be with medicines instead of surgery. I came to this site to read about people's experience with the medical abortions. Thank you for sharing.

I don't know if my mindset is common, but I had made up my mind in my early teens what I would do if I became pregnant by accident. I also grew up in foster care, so I saw so many examples of what happens when people who aren't prepared have children. I am neither financially nor emotionally ready to raise a person. I also have a few different health problems that would make carrying a pregnancy to term difficult, if not impossible or life-threatening.

How did other people react to your abortion?

My partner at the time was very supportive, but had a harder time emotionally. My friends were very good to me. I was harassed at the clinic by protesters (most of whom were men!), but I probably reacted very immaturely and was kind of rude to them.

chanel

I did it because as a female that is my right to control my body no man or…

Cs

Porque la situación lo requería

Natalia

La decisión de abortar no es nada fácil, en realidad por mi mente deabundan…

Monoirmarie

Yo aborté porque es mi derecho

thya thya

hari ini harusnya usia kandungan sy menjelang 12 minggu , sy gagal pertahankan…

Magda

Panika

Stuffy (S.A.) Reagan

Involved in international travel in my 20's, I worked for a year within the…

Brenda Rojas

Yo aborte, pero aunque no me siento orgullosa, tampoco me arrepiento.

Ayshy

Aborto cytotec 5 semanas

Mariela

Aunque me cueste decirlo, yo aborté

Jess

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Charles

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