I had an abortion at Planned Parenthood in my college town at age 20. When I became sexually active at college, I sat down with myself to make the decision about what I would do if I ever had an accidental pregnancy. Having a history of emotional problems, I knew that I’d darn well better [...]
My experience not only came with the difficulties of having an abortion in general, but also with a cross cultural and language barrier. I recently moved to Japan to teach English and live in a very, very rural area in Japan.
I found out I was pregnant, about 5 weeks into it, when my body [...]
At the time of my abortion, I was 23 years old and a single parent of one child. My son was just over a year old at the time and he is the best thing to ever happen to me. I made the choice to have my son and I do not regret that decision [...]
Personally, I think all this “post abortion angst” that is being projected by women who are “haunted” or “have regrets” is just the latest fashion — just like everyone suddenly became a child abuse survivor some years back, when it was the thing to do. Turned out most of those folks truly hadn’t been abused, [...]
When I was eighteen, I got pregnant. I don’t think I’d heard the word “childfree” yet, but I never wanted children, and even if I had, I wasn’t ready for one then. I’d just run out of the Pill, and he wasn’t wearing a condom. I don’t know why, but I didn’t think I’d get [...]
I had a abortion when I was 22. I had my first child at 21. I was a heroin addict. My son (who was 8 months old) and I lived in a small filthy apartment. My boyfriend who was my son’s father had left 4 months earlier. We were drug addicts and physically abused each [...]