I was 16 years old when I found out I was pregnant with my first child. My boyfriend began pressuring me to get the abortion. I waited too long and could not terminate.
After the birth of my second child, three years later, my boyfriend and I continued to have sex without protection. Neither one of us thought about the fact that we could not afford another child. I ended up pregnant and we broke up.
After making the appointment for termination, I went in for counseling. I thought I was being strong because I stayed focused on what had to be done. It was only after the procedure that I began feeling remorseful. If I had to do it all again, I know I made the right choice. I would not want a child to suffer because of my mistakes.