It was an act of revenge
My abortion took place in Jan 1973. The father of the baby, my parent and I
were involved in the decision.
I was not given any info or counseling prior to the abortion. I went to
Planned Parenthood and they referred me to a doctor who performed abortions.
I went to a hospital and was given a general anesthetic and was out the same
day. My father paid cash. It was an act of revenge on the father who would not
The abortion was physically painful. Today, I experience great guilt over the
decision I made in sin.
I have been in counseling. I have attended and co-lead PACE Bible Studies to
help others heal.
I believe the abortion affected many relationships -- my parents, my first
husband (not the father) etc. It has taught me how to deal the sin and guilt.