My husband and I have deep regrets
I was given a name of an abortion clinic by my family doctor. At the time I
felt there were no other alternatives -- I was scared and just wanted to get rid
of the pregnancy. My boyfriend (now husband) and parents were involved.
I received absolutely no counseling -- just a fast explanation of the
procedure at the clinic before hand.
The abortion was pretty typical and routine fast -- felt alone and sick
afterwards in recovery. I was the last one to leave recovery -- felt I needed
The abortion didn't affect me until years later (after I had become a
Christian). My husband and I have deep regrets. I hurt more after our children
and wondered if the baby we aborted would look like any of them.
I asked for God's forgiveness. I participated in a post-abortion support
group and grief study at our church. This helped but it is harder to forgive
You never stop thinking about that baby you aborted. I will forever be buried
in the memory if it and regretfully can never block it out completely. My
experience can be used for good and to maybe help others.