Mollie

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Despite the intense feelings I've had since, I know it was the right thing to do.
I was eighteen, in a relationship with a man twenty years my senior. He had convinced me to experiment with unprotected sex because it is more enjoyable for him. As young and as inexperienced as I was, I agreed; and when it became habit, I did not have the confidence to stand up for myself.

2015 Canada

Quels étaient vos sentiments au sujet de faire l'avortement / s?

I have never doubted my pro-choice stance, and I still don't. I guess I just never thought I would have to make such a choice. In the years since, while I am still sure I did the right thing, I have nonetheless experienced feelings of fear, grief, moments of uncertainty, and anxiety or paranoia around sexual acts. I continue to use writing and psychological support to work through my remaining negative feelings.

Comment avez-vous fait l'avortement?

At the hospital, a nurse stands beside the whole time in case there's a problem, also chatting to keep you busy and alert. It was painful... there was one particular moment I felt a very sharp pain in my abdomen, but it was over not long after. The other women who were in the recovery room with me were able to leave after the one hour of supervision, but for some reason I was going through constant extreme cramping and I was given another dose of a painkiller/sedative, and ended up staying for an extra hour. After that I recovered with no complications of any kind.

Quelle était votre situation à ce moment-là?

It was very clear from the moment I took a pregnancy test, that given my life, my plans, my identity at that time, I had been in a secret relationship with a man twice my age who was not willing to be a father... I could not have a child.

Comment les autres personnes ont-elles réagi à votre avortement ?

The people that knew, such as my mother -- she took me to the clinic, He was not part of it -- all were supportive to me, and expressed more anger/disappointment with my partner. Still very few people know, but those who did find out were sure to tell me that they supported to no matter what, and all that matters is for me to be okay.

légal/illégal

What is your religion?

Fernanda

Yo aborté y soy una chica libre

chanel

I did it because as a female that is my right to control my body no man or…

Elizabeth Elizabeth

Yesterday was my second abortion. My first one was an easy choice as I was just…

Cherokee Schill

I had 6 abortions.
Originally I was only going to share two of my medically…

Francisca

yo encauce mi destino...

Han

Don’t confuse ‘what ifs’ with regret.

Eva Paradise

Aborté. Fue un alivio. Nunca me arrepentí. Hoy tengo dos hijos y puedo criarlos…

Anyel. Mtz.

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

Emily

It was the right thing to do.

Elisa Isalia

Stosowałam przez dwa lata tabletki anty. Wszystko było ok doczasu az pewnego…

KEP

I was 44 years old and already had 2 children. The pregnancy was an accident…

Constanza

Aborto seguro, entorno amoroso

Maripaz

Tengo 25a, estudio medicina. Acababa de terminar el internado y estaba por…

Louise Harper

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

mary cry

pior momento de minha vida

Vivian

I had an abortion 6 months ago.My boyfriend and I were not ready to have a baby.

Kyky

Your Dreams Are Real, So Are Abortions.

Anne Jellinek

I had two abortions in my life: one when I was 21 and newly married and one 8…