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May 17, 2019

“It was 2009. I was 28. My ex-husband had moved out a few months prior. I had two kids already and I was barely able to support them. I didn't date due to residual issues with my ex and not feeling worthy, but also because I didn't want to end up in...

May 16, 2019

Content warning: child abuse

“So, I had to collect change from my couch and car to buy my pregnancy test. I was working a job I loved (and eventually helped me move up in my career), but it didn't provide health insurance or very much money. My boyfri...

May 12, 2019

“Today is Mother's Day, and yesterday I completed a medical abortion at home. I know, the irony is strong. But I already have a daughter who is almost two, and my husband and I knew that we weren't ready for another. We weren't trying to get pregnant...

May 7, 2019

“I found out I was pregnant at 26 years old, having been with my boyfriend for 3 years. We were happy but had been through a lot during our relationship, such as the death of his father. It just wasn’t the right time for a baby - I was in the middle...

May 4, 2019

“If you found yourself here, you’re probably doing the exact same thing I found myself doing a few nights ago. I was terrified, nervous, and reading others’ experiences that added to my nerves. Remember that every body is different and reacts in diff...

April 30, 2019

“I had just graduated high school. My boyfriend was a year younger than I was and we’d been together since I was a freshman. My junior and senior year I started noticing we were both unhappy… he was different. I slowly began noticing I was seeing him...

April 13, 2019

“I chose to have an abortion because I’m simply not ready for another child. I have a 4-year-old whom I had at a young age. I’m slowly getting our lives in order now. I was in a relationship with someone for a year, I discovered he was cheating and s...

April 13, 2019

“I wanted to share my experience with the abortion pill or ‘medication abortion.’ I did this two days ago. I’m 32 years old, never been pregnant, and was actually two years without sex before my boyfriend and I had sex twice (unprotected) and, sure e...

April 12, 2019

“I found out I was pregnant last week. I have been having irregular periods and figured it's because I'm nearly 46! I really didn't think I could get pregnant and had skipped my period a few times this past year. I had been taking the combination bir...

March 30, 2019

“My abortion appointment at Planned Parenthood in California was on March 26, 2019 at 11:30am. The first thing they did after checking me in, was asked for my urine. I was called in and then walked to my exam room. There was a table and ultrasound ma...

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