How did you come to have the abortion(s), and who was involved?
Abortion #1. I was 17, single, I thought about adoption. My boyfriend wanted
to marry. Marrying was out. My Dad thought abortion was the answer.
Abortion #2. I was in college, 22, single, ashamed and didn’t want anyone to
know. The abortion clinic said I had 3 choices and didn't explain anything to
How would you describe your abortion(s)?
Abortion #1. Very painful.
Abortion # 2. The doctor said he would stop if I felt a pain. When I asked
him to stop he said lay down and shut up.
How did your abortion(s) affect you and others?
Me -- lots of guilt, remorse, loss of concentration, withdrawal, low
Others - Broken relationships with the men involved.
Please describe what you have done to deal with your abortion(s), and
whether it helped.
Lots of Prayer. I was involved in WEBA for a while.
How do you think your abortion(s) changed your life?
I currently have 2 healthy children I adore and wonder what I missed. Still
lots of guilt and regret over 10 years later.