Rachael

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2003 United States

Almost ten years later and I still have incredibly conflicting emotions. I am at peace with my decision and find comfort within my personal faith that I made the right choice. But I was born and raised in the South so I will always have those voices in the back of my head saying "You are a bad person!". Mostly though I think about women where abortion is illegal. I'm so grateful that my conflict over this was a moral one, not a legal one, and I think that's how it should always be!

It's was as supportive and non-traumatic as they could make it. Actually, the doctor that delivered me as a child was the doctor who did the procedure. It made me trust him immediately because my mom had always loved him and she told me he had been an advocate for a woman's right to choose since before it was legal.

I am bi-polar and have been on medications for that since I was 14. I became sexually active at 16 and it wasn't until I was 21 and became pregnant, that I found out how dangerous those medications are to become pregnant on. I was told that I most likely would miscarry and if I didn't the child would live a short, miserable life. I had no health insurance and it was a decision I never should have had to make.

How did other people react to your abortion?

I told no one other than close family and friends so they were supportive but I feel like it's thought of as a 'secret' that no one talks about.

mimi

mi aborto. siempre te voy a recordar pequeña semillita

A alexandra

Mi futuro, mi familia

Isa

Tenho 28 anos, namoro a 2 anos. Sou do interior.
Duas semanas atrás descobri que…

Phoebe

I didn't want to do it, but it is my worst fear to bring another child into the…

Pam

No había otra opción.

NICOL

No tenia mas opciones

Alice

Nunca imaginei que tomaria essa decisão, mas foi melhor no momento...

Natalia

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

Maria sovitlana

i really cant believe that i can do it in a country where so much hard law…

Paegan

I had a SUPER LATE abortion.

Viridiana Aguilar

I had an abortion

Imgoingtobeokay

It's 2:25AM as I write this. I had two pills of misoprostol at 11PM. Been…

Daniela

Tengo una hija de 4 años, pero aun asi yo aborte este año.

Sarah Brown Sara

A pesar de que tengo la edad suficiente y una pareja estable y en planes de…

Mariana Leitão

A tal história do “ engravidei por acidente” é real!

Kate

and I'm so relieved

Angelica

Order right away. Pill will arive after 10 days.

Mabel

Mabel

Key

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