Mollie

당신의 이야기를 공유합니다

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

What were your feelings about doing the abortion/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.

How did you do the abortion?

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.

What was your situation at this time?

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.

다른 사람들은 당신의 낙태에 대해 어떻게 반응 했습니까?

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.

legal/illegal

What is your religion?

Mar Tina

Todo es muy reciente ... estoy recuperandome hace tan solo dos dias que sucedio.

Kidda Sinsee

And I was afraid at first...

Han

Don’t confuse ‘what ifs’ with regret.

Charlotte Sigler

I had an abortion

Ewa Izabela

I am pro-choice

Irina

Cuando miro para atrás, más se afirma la certeza de que hice lo correcto.

NICOL

No tenia mas opciones

lena0101

żaden powód do dumy, że wpadłam, ale że sie zdecydowałąm na aborcję, to jestem…

Daniela

My perception of so many things changed a lot with this experience and realised…

Ana

Fiz um aborto e não me arrependo. O meu desejo é que todas as mulheres tenham…

Louise Harper

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

Eli

Difícil decisión

Estefanía

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

Carol

I woke up in bed, and thought this is a new beginning for him and I. I could…

Julia

Foi um pesadelo mas no final me senti mais aliviada