I had an abortion and never talked about it with anyone
2002 United States (பிறந்தார் Mexico)
What were your feelings about doing the abortion/s?
I am surprised at how long I have carried these feelings with me. In part I think it's because I never grieved properly, was in denial and threw myself into intense activity, working and studying as if my life depended on it. I also never really got to talk about it because of shame or not wanting to make people feel uncomfortable. I am just starting to realize that I need to do the grieving process properly in order to be able to heal. I don't feel guilty though, and I know it was the right decision. If anything I just wish I had taken better care of my emotions and made sure I had some support. I'm glad to have realized this now and started my healing process.
How did you do the abortion?
I tried first with herbs, a very intense schedule drinking infusions every 4 hours, even through the night, for 2 weeks. I had cramping and other reactions, but was unsuccessful. So I decided to go to a clinic. By then I was 6 weeks pregnant.
What was your situation at this time?
I felt like I had no support in the world and didn't feel capable of being a parent on my own and give a child a good life. I didn't want to carry a baby to term and give it away in adoption because I thought that would be even more painful.
உங்கள் கருக்கலைப்பு சட்டவிரோதமானது உங்கள் உணர்வுகளை பாதித்ததா?
Abortion in Mexico was illegal back then, not sure how it is now. But the illegality definitely made me feel scared. I decided to travel to the US in order to not have to deal with any of the back street horror stories you hear about.
உங்கள் கருக்கலைப்புக்கு மற்றவர்கள் எவ்வாறு பதிலளித்தனர்?
My boyfriend at the time wanted us to never tell anyone, so I didn't. But this in time made it more painful. I am still afraid of people's reactions.
What is your religion?
What is your religion?
Hola. Esta es mi experiencia.
Tengo 17 años actualmente, no soy virgen pero…
I was with my parter for three and a half years when i fell pregnant. I was…
Miałam aborcje. Dzięki pomocy i wyrozumiałości women on web uda mi się to.
É fácil defender o aborto das outras. Difícil é decidir quando a gente precisa…
aborte hace 3 semanas y tenia un embarazo de 3 semanas nose aun si fue la…
I did it when I was 4 weeks. Its was tremendously painful and horrific. The…
Decisões difíceis exigem coragem.
Tenía 19 años. Estaba en una relación. Al mes de ponernos de novios me contó…
I did it because as a female that is my right to control my body no man or…
Yo aborte. No fue una decisión fácil. No entraré en detalles del porqué tome la…
I had an abortion. And i know that was the best choice.
The reviews were scary and I was afraid of what would happen when I took the…
Yo aborté a las 5 semanas. Yo decidí.
I had an abortion,im having my abortion.
com dor e com culpa