I had an abortion using RU-486, the “abortion pill,” when I was 23. I’m bisexual, and had always practiced safer sex with both men and women and used contraception with men. I had been dating the same guy for two years, was in a monogamous relationship with him, both of us had tested negative for [...]
I have not had an abortion, Mother Nature managed to make me sterile with a combination of PCOS and PID. Fine with me. However, a dear friend of mine turned up pregnant when we were both 18 years old. She belonged to an enormous Catholic family, and her older sister, and younger stepsister had already [...]
I was 27 years old when I chose to terminate an unwanted pregnancy, and it was the best choice I made considering the circumstances. I was very much in love with the man I was dating who had gotten me pregnant but we were not ready to become parents.
I had been taking birth control [...]
At the end of September 2006, at age 29, my period was late. After the smell of my burrito dinner made me sick, I knew I was pregnant. I called my boyfriend at work and asked him to pick up a test that night. The second I peed on the plastic stick, 2 faint pink [...]
I was 13 years old and my parents allowed me to go and visit my sister then living in a beach town for my birthday. My sister had asked some friends over and during a very rough party I was drugged and raped by the men at this party, my sister watched and did nothing. [...]
I had an abortion when I was sixteen. I got pregnant by my first “real” boyfriend, not so cliche as the first time, but pretty close. I knew that I was too young to have a child. I think it was one of those turning points in my life that helped me to understand that [...]
Hello, I’ve had two abortions.
The very first time I ever had sex I was 15 years old. I felt pressured to lose my virginity. Having 4 older sisters and friends that were all different ages, I kind of felt the need to have sex. My periods at the time were never regular and what [...]
I had an abortion in 1976. I was in college, working nights, was on food stamps, no possible help from family, and my partner and I had just broken up–for good, I thought.
Here’s how it went. I had been using a diaphragm. I had also recently been told by my male gynecologist that my [...]
I am 24 years old and have very recently had a medical abortion at 7 weeks 4 days pregnant.
I was married for three years and have a four year old daughter with my estranged husband. We separated in the summer of 2009 and about five months after the separation I began to see a [...]
I was 28 and had finally gotten enough confidence to get a divorce from an abusive man. I had two small children and we were fighting over who would get custody. Anyone who has been controlled by someone else knows that the first time they exert their independence is a very shaky time.
I met [...]