- Many Choices
our personal stories heals us.
unintended pregnancy happens to millions of women in the world each year. Because
we are fertile for a large part of our lives, and because we are sexual beings,
pregnancies happen. It is natural.
It is natural to have
strong feelings about being pregnant. When women tell their stories out loud, we have a healing experience. Keeping our emotions
all bottled up can be harmful to emotional and physical well-being.
Telling the truth about
womens lives changes the world.
When women talk about our lives, we discover common themes.
We learn that our experiences of alienation, invisibility, discrimination, lack of recognition, and family pressure are experienced by other women. Feminism is born by telling our stories and by listening to each other.
As a result, women take on the challenge of improving the world for other women. Women
set priorities of peace, justice, equality, diversity and freedom for all.
our personal experience connects women.
Anti-abortion extremists have created a backlash against women. Women who have had abortions feel we cannot tell anyone -- because we dont
know who we can trust. But, when we do tell our friends
and family, we discover we are not alone.
Millions of Americans support the right of each woman to decide for herself about pregnancy.
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You are not alone! This website has collected over 500 personal stories from our readers. EACH page below contains a collection of stories:
have to change the culture of America from a place where women's judgment is not
trusted and valued to a place where it is trusted.