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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

“Reading these stories helped me, so I wanted to share my experience too in the hopes that it will help other women. I'm 39, happily married with 2 beautiful children, ages 2 and 4. In my last pregnancy, I had a TIA (mini-stroke) when I was 8 months...

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...

October 19, 2018

“In 1992, I was 22 and had an abortion. There was no thinking about it. My period was late, I went and had a test and made the appointment the for the abortion the next day. 6 months later I was pregnant again. This time a condom had broke. I had gon...

September 5, 2018

“I'm 25 years old, and I got pregnant 3 months ago after having protected sex with a coworker of mine. I even took the pill one hour after the act, just to be sure. My life at this point was looking up, I had just quit my job to accept a better offer...

November 2, 2017

"I had an abortion last week. I am 34 years old and I have no children. Mine isn't a story about a mother who already has children and doesn't wish to have any more. It's not a story about a woman who can't have children due to health reasons. It's j...

January 12, 2016

"Condom broke, Plan B failed and I had an abortion. At 25, I slept with my ex from high school and the condom broke. I woke up the next day (mother's day) and got Plan B. I thought that was it, and was glad that was over until 6 weeks later when my p...

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