Casey

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Medical abortion, 19 years old

2014 United States

What were your feelings about doing the abortion/s?

Although it was probably the right choice to make for my future, I have felt very guilty about it and still cry about it months later. I keep seeing the little fingers in my mind and I just break down. I feel empty and seeing little kids sometimes makes me feel angry or sad. I'm not sure how to get over this. I could not continue my relationship with the would-be father because he did not feel the same sadness I felt and it made me so angry because I couldn't understand how not. Sometimes I get upset that nobody tried to convince me to not get the abortion, although I am not certain that would have changed anything.

How did you do the abortion?

It was pretty painful, especially the first day and I was very nauseated and bled for several weeks. At eight weeks pregnant, I almost missed the cutoff date to be able to have the medical procedure, I'm not sure if i could have gone through with the surgical one. I was fortunate to be able to do the process by myself instead with doctors I don't know, and also I consider myself lucky because I was able to see the baby after it passed and give the baby a final resting place of my choosing.

What was your situation at this time?

I chose to have an abortion because everyone seemed to think it was the best choice as I still have a lot of education to go and am not very well-off financially.

Did the illegality of your abortion affect your feelings?

Well it was legal so no.

How did other people react to your abortion?

Everyone I told thought that it was the "smartest choice" to make at that point in my life and they were very supportive.

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What is your religion?

Esperanza

El adiós más difícil.

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JEREMY

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Andrea

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Karolina

Miałam aborcję.

Mickey

I was 22 turning 23 when I found out I was 4 weeks pregnant. The father and I…

Ronnie

because the time just wasn't right for me.

Miriam

The 10 weeks I was pregnant were the happiest weeks of my life. My husband

María

Mi aborto.

Danna Elissa

ABORTAR PARA SER "LIBRES" NUEVAMENTE

Kojika

Jestem w stałym związku od 7lat. Mam kochającego mężczyznę i mała córeczkę.

Maleja

Yo aborté.

Melodie

J'ai avorté il y a 4 ans et demi

Mitzi .

I had an abortion. And i know that was the best choice.

Kristina Brandon

‪#‎StandWithPP‬ I never wanted kids. I got pregnant in college when I was 17.

Montse

"Un acto amoroso"

Ivana

I had an abortion and never talked about it with anyone

Gaby

Força, tudo que precisa!