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I had 2 abortions

1989 Reino Unido

¿Cuáles fueron sus sentimientos acerca de hacer el aborto (s)?

The first abortion I was very sure it was the right thing to do and felt very relieved afterwards. However psychologically it affected me a lot. I felt dirty and cheap. I did not want to have a relationship with a man afterwards. I was angry but could not talk to anyone about how I felt and bottled it up. I became depressed and isolated. A few years later I fell pregnant from a one night stand, one of the few times I had sex afterwards. I was very drunk. I took the morning after pill the next day but it didn’t work. I couldn’t believe I was in the same place again. I decided to have an abortion again as my family said they would not support me. It was terrible and broke my heart. However I learnt so much from my heartache. I decided to shake myself out of my depression and do something. I took responsibility for my actions. It was a horrible thing to do but it was necessary. Slowly I built my life again. I bought a flat. I met a wonderful man who loved me for who I was. We married and I had a baby at the right time. She was and is the best thing that ever happened to me. I had another beautiful daughter. We are a very happy family. I sometimes think about the babies I did not have have but a know I was too young and irresponsible and I would not have been a good mother. I have made peace with them and myself. I think abortions should be avoided at all costs but women need to be able to have the choice. No man should tell them otherwise. I want young women to know that even if you feel terrible now you can still find a lot of happiness in your future. Have faith in yourself and keep trying to find the right path for you.

¿Cómo hizo el aborto?

It was physically uncomfortable and there was a lot of blood afterwards

¿Cuál era su situación en ese momento?

My first abortion I was in a very dysfunctional relationship. My boyfriend was a heroin addict although he hid it from me. I had finished with him when I found out I was pregnant. I was in second year at university and having a child at 19 was not in my plans. My second abortion was from a one night stand where I was basically raped as I was out of control drunk. I couldn’t face bringing a baby into the world like that.

¿La ilegalidad del aborto afectó sus sentimientos?

I was lucky to live in a country that offers legal free abortions.

¿Cómo reaccionaron otras personas a tu aborto?

I didn’t tell many people. My best friends. They were shocked and didnt really know how to react

lega/ilegal

Qué religión profesa?

Alaska Young

A veces es necesario.

Louise Harper

I have had two abortions. One at the age of 22 which I paid privately for at 9…

K

I was extremely lucky to find a safe place for my abortion.

María

Jamás sabré si fue la mejor decisión, jamás lo podré conocer, pero en este…

Esmeralda Esmralda

Por que lo hice es quizas por que nobera mi momentl consideraba era muy pequeña…

Anon

I had an abortion at 15...and my life is still going well

Ary

Yo he abortado 4 veces.

Anyel. Mtz.

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

Giovana Cardoso

Fiz um aborto com 10 semanas e 2 dias de gestação

Estefanía

Si se lo pudiera decir a alguien sin que me juzgue no me sentiría así

Rocio Beron

Tome mi decisión y estoy mejor haciendo lo que quiero y siento!!

Abbie

I had an abortion and don't regret it.

maria maria

No tome la mejor desición, hice lo que pude

chiquiss67

Hola.

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