Marla's Story

I am 28 years old and I am pregnant.

I broke up with my boyfriend 5 days before I found out I was carrying his child. He has since come back into my life. For reasons that I cannot fully understand, he wants to marry me and keep this child with me.

I am not in love with him. To a degree, I had sex with him against my will - not rape, just reluctance. The result was this conception.

I have had 3 abortions prior to this. I regret them from a moral point of view but I know that they were the most practical decisions I have ever made.  I believe that the 5 week old fetus inside me is a living human. Still, nothing can take away from the fact that I am an unwed, unwilling mother and that I do not love the man that says he wants to stand by my side to raise this child.

I am leaning heavily toward another abortion even though I know I will loath myself thereafter.

Pray for me.


Februrary 9, 2007

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