19 and addicted…

by Annabelle

May 24, 2019

At 19, I was in the throes of my drug addiction, in a relationship with a severe alcoholic who ended up dying of cirrhosis a few years later, at the age of 33.

Abortion, as difficult a choice as it was, was the best option for me. I went to Planned Parenthood in Oakland, CA where I lived at the time, and was treated fairly and respectfully during the abortion procedure.

I am so grateful I had this choice, and cannot imagine what life might’ve been like for us had I been forced to give birth to that baby.

I cannot imagine NOT having this be MY choice.


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