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I had an abortion and it was worth it, absolutely no regrets.

2015 Ireland

What were your feelings about doing the abortion/s?

I felt so so relieved.

How did you do the abortion?

Taking the abortion pills was such a lifesaver. I took the first pill the moment I got the packet in the North in a public bathroom. When I got back home I took the next four pills and that's when the full abortion took place. I was in pain during the experience however it was so worth it. I did not feel guilty at all as I knew this was completely the right choice, years later I still look back think 'it was a good move', this experience made me a stronger woman. Everyone has different reasons for having an abortion and that is completely okay. When a woman has an abortion it is absolutely no one business. During my experience, I never once visited a doctor, and because of that, I had so many sleepless nights wondering if my body was okay or not, so many thoughts rolled inside my head, I experienced many different kinds of pains which I had to keep to myself because I felt the doctors would turn against me if I told them. If you are thinking of using these pills they are fantastic, I recommend going to bed wearing old pajamas, and having a hot water bottle around your belly, it helped me a lot.

What was your situation at this time?

Did the illegality of your abortion affect your feelings?

Shame on this country for making us women travel for an abortion. Yes, the illegality made things exceptionally difficult. I never felt so scared in all my life, however, had abortion been legal life would have been so much easier without all of this nonsense. Ireland is still in its old fashion ways with the church also, it needs to stop.

How did other people react to your abortion?

Only my boyfriend knew about it, he was very supportive and so helpful. No one else knew as I was afraid of being judged. I wanted to go to a doctor for help afterward only I was afraid I would be treated like a criminal. Imagine, going to a doctor for your own health only you can't because a piece of paper says it is 'wrong'. My health, my body, none of your business.

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What is your religion?

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Aborté a mis 18, a unos cuantos meses de mi graduación de preparatoria.
Me…

Alejandra

Tomé una desición

Eveline BANGOURA

Bonjour je partage avec vous mon expérience aujourd'hui jeune fille de 18ans…

Ashley Engbrecht

At the young age of 17, I was the victim of sexual assault. There is nothing…

Karolina B

Kiedy spóźniła mi się miesiączka ... Wtedy juz wiedziałam że to ciąża .

Jezzi

Yo aborte con cinco semanas de gestación.... En el mi corazón siempre vivirás.

Bea

Enfim,tudo começou em Outubro. Tive relações sexuais com meu parceiro fixo (Meu…

Ella

I was so scared but it was right and I know deep in my heart now.

Kah

Decisões difíceis exigem coragem.

Maria

Sou dona de mim.

A .

16 semanas de terror

Francis

Una decisión consciente de vida

H

I had two abortions by the time I was 23 and a third when I was 29. All…

Renata

Calma, eu sei seu desespero. VAI DAR TUDO CERTO! #FORÇA

Luka

Hice lo mejor que pude, estando bajo toda la presión del mundo.

Vale

Mi hijo se transformó en una estrella.
Ahora veo a los demás de otra manera.
A…

Joanna

Odzyskałam Moc:)

Anyel. Mtz.

Esto marcó mi vida, pero agradezco a Dios por esta segunda oportunidad