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I was a Christian and did not believe in abortion.
On the 3rd of February, I went to the abortion clinic in Southern England. I was terrified. But I knew it was the right choice. What sort of life could I give a child at 16?
Did I want my baby? Did I want to chase him for money and have a constant reminder of my heartache? Did I want to struggle as a single parent?
I feel more personally pro-life but more politically pro-choice than I could have ever possibly imagined.
I now have two lovely kids, but I still think of the baby that I aborted and I light a candle every year.
Although it hurt (like strong period pain cramps in your sides), it was over within about half an hour...
As it was early on in the pregnancy, I was going to have a medical abortion which I felt more relaxed about.
My "friend" didn't show on the morning we had arranged to meet...
Now I find myself pregnant again. I have become very ill and it was unplanned...
I just hope that one day I find the strength to move past this.