I found I was pregnant after my initial sexual experience. I was 19 years old and a freshman in college, the second after my uncle to attend. After going to the health center for confirmation, I told my doctor that I did not want to have a child. He referred me to a clergyman; I [...]
Septermber 8, 2006.
I remember that day. My husband and I both had the day off, and we slept in, basking in the late autumn sunshine. A leisurely morning, then aerobics for me and free weights for him, and after that, showers, a quick lunch, some horseplay…
Three weeks later, I was hunched [...]
I have had more than one abortion and don’t regret it at all. I will say that I, like most women, wish the procedure were rarely necessary and rarely performed, but we don’t live in a perfect world and I could never deny somebody else the option. When I was a teenager I was date-raped [...]
I had an abortion in 1977 of an 8-week-old fetus. I don’t regret having had the abortion, but I do regret having had an unplanned pregnancy, which in my case was due to the stupid reason that I didn’t use birth control that time. I am a strong proponent of the right to choose and [...]