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November 8, 2019

Content warning: childhood sexual abuse, abusive relationship, rape  

     

“When I was 4-6 (not sure when) I was sexually abused. I repressed the memories until I was 14. When the memories came back my home life was also reall...

May 10, 2019

Content warning: abusive relationship

“I’m 27 and I’ve had two abortions. Both before 8 weeks. I was in a long term, ABUSIVE relationship that I could not get out of. I chose to have abortions because I would never bring a child into this world knowin...

May 7, 2019

Content warning: abusive relationship

“I always had safe sex. I was on birth control (the pill) and I got off it because it gave me lots of headaches and nausea and made me gain a lot of weight. I knew having unprotected sex would end up getting me pr...

May 3, 2019

Content warning: relationship abuse

“My Story: I had an unplanned pregnancy with my ex-husband. He will never know about it. That shitty plus sign forced my eyes open to the realities of my abusive relationship, and an abortion was the only guarantee...

January 30, 2019

“I was 16 when I had an abortion. The pregnancy was from an abusive and manipulative boy, who was older than me. My body felt strange one day about a week from my encounter with him, and I was so scared, so I told a friend and she told me to tell my...

January 27, 2019

“On the 26th of January 2019 I had a surgical abortion at 11 weeks (what a way to start my year). I had recently found out that my boyfriend (now ex) was cheating on me. It was not the 1st, 2nd, 3rd or even 4th time I had found out, he was emotionall...

January 7, 2019

“This is my story. I'm 18 years old and was in a very toxic and abusive relationship when I got pregnant. I was with a guy who had no respect for me, had no job, got physical with me a few times and cheated on me all the time. I knew right away that...

November 30, 2018

“It all started when I went out with a boy who I had known for years. In fact, he was a close friend. At first, he was perfect, and I couldn't have wished for better, but then I found out I was pregnant almost straight away. I was only 17 years old,...

September 1, 2018

“I found out I was pregnant with twins a while ago. I never felt such a mix of emotions. The father of the twins became very verbally, emotionally, and physically abusive towards me. The relationship was so unhealthy I realized if I kept the babies I...

February 18, 2018

"It was like living a nightmare. Me and my boyfriend had been fighting terribly for weeks. I had just experienced a huge financial burden. Between my two jobs and being a senior in college, the stress was very difficult to manage in a healthy way.

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