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I had an abortion. I was twenty years old and living in Ireland, a country known for its stance in abortion rights. At the time I was a product of my Catholic conservative upbringing, and I was not a supporter of abortion rights, to say the least. But when I took a pregnancy test, I knew I couldn't have a child in my current situation. I hadn't finished University, I had no money, I didn't have any help for a pregnancy and childbirth and rearing a child. I had an abortion through Women On Web four years ago and I finally feel like I can tell my story. It's been more than four years and having the power and autonomy to end a pregnancy and continue my individual life has continued to improve my life. I have a career, a partner, and things in my life that an unwanted pregnancy and child would have barred me from. I advocate for abortion rights because it's personal.

2014 Irlandia

Yang dirasakan tentang aborsi

How did you do the abortion?

Painful but fortunately, no complications.

What was your situation at this time?

Apakah ilegalitas aborsi Anda memengaruhi perasaan Anda?

Yes. I felt trapped and lost, like there was no way out and death was the only option.

Bagaimana orang lain bereaksi terhadap aborsi Anda?

My family doesn't know because if they knew, they would never speak to me again. My partner is supportive and validates how alone I felt. My therapist validates and listens and offers support and healing. No one else knows.

legal/illegal

What is your religion?

GabiD

Voltei a ser livre!!

Irlanda

Sabia lo que hacia, nunca dude, y sigo creyendo que fue lo mejor para mi y para…

Sol

Yo interrumpí un embarazo no deseado.

Vandalize

Já fiz quatro: 2004, 2005, 2009 e 2015

Lu

Unexpected feelings

I had an abortion and I'm not ashamed

PatoPato Quire

Yo decidí por su libertad.

Emilia Aguilera

Tuve un embarazo inesperado y por una medicación que tomo de por vida, mi hijo…

Natália

Estava grávida de quase 12 semanas.

Jessi

No olvidemos, que nos haga crecer

Kamila

Ożyłam

xjustynax

Od stycznia tego roku, poczułam, że w końcu zdobyłam mężczyznę którego tak…

Lily

I had a medical abortion (the pill) with BPAS when I was just shy of 8 weeks.

Layla

No dia 28 de outubro de 2018, fazia uma semana que eu vomitava todos os dias ao…

Fallen Angel

I had the SAFEST ABORTION even in the PHILIPPINES through womenonweb.org.

Hattie Ladd

I have had two abortions. The first one was when I was 20 and the second when I…

Ray

Toda mulher tem direito à um aborto seguro, não importa quais sejam seus…

Andreita

yo aborte