Alex

Share your story

Never felt so relieved in my life. I owe everything to planned parenthood and to the woman who stand for women's rights every day.

2013 United States

What were your feelings about doing the abortion/s?

I wish I could share with everyone my thoughts on the topic without being shunned and mistreated. I see people I'd consider close friends write negatively on the topic of abortion often and I just want to scream that I had one... and that I'm still the me they've always known and loved. I just want to be there to help women and support them in there decisions. You're not alone.

How did you do the abortion?

I was 19 and 5 weeks along, a broke college student with a boyfriend I had only been with 2 months, Still in a deep depression over the passing of my mother 10 months earlier and I wouldn't have survived without my abortion. The pregnancy had already made me so sick and drained.. mentally and physically. My partner and I got financial assistance from a support group that helped pay for abortions, they sent the money straight to the clinic. The nurses and staff at planned parenthood made me feel dignified and informed. I wasn't afraid and I was excited to do just get it over with and get back to my life. The process took a while, there was such a diverse group of women and couples in the clinic. It was strange sharing this experience with so many different people. The actual abortion itself was physically painful and the process afterwards (cramping,bleeding) was also painful. Immediately afterwards I felt a rush of relief. By the next day my morning sickness was gone and I was finally feeling like ME. Two years later and my boyfriend and I are still together and 100% happy with our decision.

What was your situation at this time?

I was a child.. and I couldn't grow and raise one.

Ako reagovali na váš potrat iní ľudia?

Only a few friends know, they were surprised but understanding. I wish I could shout it to the world without feeling like people would look at me differently. I hate having it be some secret.

legal/illegal

What is your religion?

Bee

I felt very guilty but relieved . I was way too young to be a mother.

Evelyn

I discovered I was pregnant. It was about 5 weeks and 4 days old. I did an…

Pam Map

Yo lo hice no me arrepiento para nada y agradezco a este sitio por haberme…

Maria

La decisión es tuya enlo que sigue te acompañamos

Bri

I knew I was pregnant as soon as I was around two weeks. I had never been…

Liz Price

I had an abortion

Magui

La mejor decisión

Mariana Leitão

A tal história do “ engravidei por acidente” é real!

Maleja

Yo aborté.

Frances

Feeling like myself again

magdalena

Miałam aborcje. Dzięki pomocy i wyrozumiałości women on web uda mi się to.

Zuzanna

To była słuszna decyzja.

T.C.P

Bom, o espaço de tempo entre descobrir que estava gravida e realizar o aborto…

chiquiss67

Hola.

Tengo 22 años y aborte en febrero de este año. Me di cuenta de que estaba…

Emily Mars

O pesadelo de uma gravidez indesejada.

D.G

Aborto Simples e tranquilo com Cytotec

Contra o aborto até precisar dele

Sailor Moon

1. Powody decyzji i dlaczego dziewczyny w mojej sytuacji nie powinny sie czuć…

Riki

We're not monsters!