I was 15 when I found out I was pregnant...

"I was 15 when I found out I was pregnant. My friends and I thought it would be funny to do a pregnancy test as a joke. Me knowing that I was later for my period didn't really think anything of it. I took the pregnancy test and my friends and I were waiting for the results. We looked at the test after three minutes had gone by and it had two lines saying I was pregnant. My first reaction was shock, and I just started to cry. I had no idea how I was going to tell my Mum and I also had to find out a way to tell the guy who I was pregnant to. After I told my Mum, she didn't seem too shocked, and I also told the guy. He wasn't my boyfriend, in fact, I hardly knew him. Most people would call it a one night stand. I was really upset when he said he wanted me to get an abortion but at the same time I understood it was really the only thing I could do. I decided to go through with an abortion but I didn't think I would care so much until I started to realized I did care a lot. I started to get really depressed and I fully regretted my abortion. I felt really bad and to me I felt like there was a part of me missing. After a year passed by, I started to realize I couldn't take it back now so I just have to live with it. One day, I hope to be a mother when I am more mature and understand fully what kind of responsibility it really is to have a child." —Anonymous

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