My name is Sarah, I am 20. I found out a month
ago that I was pregnant. I was devastated. I knew that abortion
was the right thing to do for me but it still hurt more than anything. Sarah
My boyfriend of 4 years told me that everything would be okay. That was easy for
him to say. My mother told me to not be scared of the procedure, she said that
I probably had more painful procedures before. I thought painful physically yes,
but emotionally no.
I never thought that I would ever have to face this
decision, because I had always assumed that if and when I did get pregnant, that
my boyfriend and I would both want to be parents. But when it did happen, I did
want to be a mother, but I knew it was not the best thing for me. My boyfriend
who I had always thought was against abortion was very insistent that this was
the best thing.
He was very supportive through it all, but now that
a week has passed, he has no idea how I feel, and frankly I don't even think he
I read the story that Jamie had posted
and I felt like that was my story. I feel exactly like her.
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