“I was scared, young, and had no idea what to do. Of course abortion came to mind.”
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“It was then I had to make a choice. A choice that would shape my future. A choice to either give up on me and let my circumstances overcome me or be an over-comer to my circumstances. I chose life.”
“Abortion is a quick fix physically but a long term pain mentally. I will never forget my past..it will always haunt me.”
“When asking the doctor, 'What does the BABY look like?’ he replied, 'It's just a blob of marshmallow fluff'. Years later I saw a picture of the perfectly formed tiny child in that 'marshmallow fluff’.”
“I messed up... 18 years ago I made the biggest mistake I could have ever made. I had an abortion.”
"Seven years ago, I made the biggest bravest decisions I will ever make. I made the decision to give my daughter life...a life that wasn't with me .”
"Mommy to 7 but gave birth to 8. My first child was conceived in rape.”
“I got pregnant at 18 and had him at 19. Was it hard? Yes. Was it worth it? Absolutely.”
“I have two grandchildren in heaven whom I have never met, never hugged, never kissed, never danced with, never laughed with. As I write this I am now crying. “
“I want younger people to understand how abortion will affect them when they are older. I will be 62 soon.”
"When I told him the baby was my choice and I would never murder my child, he started beating me, trying to get me to miscarry."
"Choosing adoption is the strongest, bravest, most selfless, most loving thing you could do! Be someone's miracle!"
"I don't want to get into much detail because it's still a touchy subject, but I was raped and I knew the person ... I ended up pregnant at the age of 16."
"I was 16 years old. I was given a new name and then I was drugged."
“At the age of 20, I was brutally raped...Then I received news that I was close to 3 months pregnant as a result of the assault. I was terrified."
"My wife was conceived in 1973 with the rape of a 12 year old orphan, Gail..."
"It's time. It’s time to share my secret, and I’m full of sadness. It’s been at least 38 years and I still wish I could undo that choice that I made on that horrible day when I killed my baby."
"The only thing I do know for sure is that I was treated very poorly by a broken system that just brought me in, ended the pregnancy and then spat me out again."
"I am a child of rape. My mother was 19 and at a party. She was raped by three different people from her high school..."
"At 15 I was raped. I found out I was pregnant 6 weeks later."