I am still left with the guilt
I became pregnant at the age of fifteen. My mother and her lesbian lover
wanted me to give them the baby and when I refused she forced me to have the
I had no counseling or information prior to the abortion. The abortion was
The abortion was painful, humiliating and scary.
The abortion caused depression. I also ran away from home and got married
because I did not want to live in my mother's home.
In dealing with the abortion, I have tried to talk others out of having the
abortion, not myself. I am still left with the guilt.
The abortion has changed me because it caused me to make drastic and hasty
decisions which made my life harder and more complicated.