It took about two weeks to set up an appointment and I told my parents the night before I went into hospital.
The blow to my fragile self-esteem just seemed too much to bear. I felt pregnant at 21 years old It got to the point where different doctors were streaming in and out of the room to see how many fingers they could put in. People talk about abortion being a trauma, but for me the unwanted pregnancy was a trauma and the abortion itself was a huge relief.
That empties your womb. I found out two weeks later. I discovered I was pregnant A personal story on abortion early on, but I was just under 12 weeks when I had the procedure and I have never regretted it.
The day afterwards I was sore, but I also felt bizarrely euphoric. Mary Pimm, 56 Retired civil servant I had an abortion in the early 70s when I was 23, just a few years after legalisation. My parents were nice, but resented having to provide financial aid. One thing led to another and you can guess what happened next.
This is an issue that offers little middle ground. My parents would never understand. We have a unique email prayer ministry below where you can seek prayers or you may join us as we pray and write to others.
A Personal Story by: I had been taking the pill throughout my relationship with my boyfriend, and when I missed a period, I went straight to my doctor to have a pregnancy test. I had very supportive friends, and my ex-boyfriend came to see me and said he would help me with whatever I decided.
I felt terribly lonely and pretty much abandoned by the whole world. I call it guilt and God gives excellent answers in dealing with it.
My boyfriend was going away to university, so we split up and I came off the pill. I also purchased a test, as I was 8 weeks late for my period. I did another pregnancy test then, which came back positive.
You must choose… but can you take a firm stand while offering compassion and love to those who disagree with you? Oh, give me back my joy again; you have broken me—now let me rejoice. She is a nationally recognized leader in the pro-life movement and can relate her experiences to various audiences, representing and educating on how abortion wounds women and impacts our world negatively.
God bless, Larry Davies. The story is true and has helped thousands of people deal with an intensely emotional and private decision. But please if nothing else, remember this… you are not alone.
This procedure was quite simple, but not without its problems - you go through much of it at home, and I did feel very numb and alone.
For me, the whole thing was an absolute relief and I have never regretted my decision. Everything he did was obstructive until eventually he just told me to go away and think about it. The pregnancy was a moment when my life could have gone in one direction or another and I feel really happy with the decision I came to.
She was one of the first post-abortive women to share her abortion journey publicly on the Focus on the Family broadcast They were shocked, but supportive too.
It is really important for people to hear from women who have had abortions and who really feel fine about it though. Weirdly, I was still missing periods. At the time, I had decided to go back into education and I had my life mapped out - I was desperate to escape the poverty trap myself and my children were in.
Her method of delivery includes a detailed training manual along with real stories and examples, helping attendees minister more effectively to those considering abortion. I arranged the abortion myself and my GP was very helpful - I think that she felt quite guilty.
I am from South Africa and there it is illegal to have an abortion. It is a message we all need to hear time and time again.Maybe I would have been told about the risks and side effects of abortion, so when I suffered a miscarriage, anorexia and clinical depression and other problems, I would have recognized them as.
The technician said, “If you have an abortion now, you’ll rupture your uterus and won’t be able to have children in the future.” I had no idea what was true.
I didn’t want to regret not being able to have children. A Personal Abortion Story by Sydna Masse Sydna Masse – Pregnancy Center Banquet Speaker for Hannah Pregnancy Resource Center – October Sydna Massé is a rare pro-life speaker when she shares her story of walking into an abortion clinic and losing her child.
I had an abortion in the early 70s when I was 23, just a few years after legalisation. At the time I was in a relationship with a man who was black, and the pregnancy was the result of a contraceptive failure. On November 5, George W.
Bush signed the first federal ban on any abortion procedure in the 30 years since Roe v. Wade, and the first ban of a surgical technique in the history of this country. “I’m pleased that all of you have joined us as the Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act.
Personal Stories of Abortion Made Public. and she frames her abortion story as “God’s will for my family”: In The Atlantic today.Download