31 happily married, but timing.

by Anonymous

September 16, 2022

I have two beautiful children that my husband and I adore more than anything in this world. We are currently going through something horrific and potentially I could lose my husband. We did everything right, birth control, protection, made sure it wasn’t time I was ovulating. I was one day late for my period and just for the heck of it I took a test, three minutes later my worst fear was sitting right in front of me. Being a single mother with three children, while trying to recover from losing her husband… I went full panic mode. I couldn’t imagine being pregnant while having all the stress from our personal life. I’m still struggling with depression and anxiety after my first two. With the laws changing I was terrified, didn’t have anyone to turn to but my husband. After we did our research we found a clinic. I drove there on Saturday for my first appointment, and the following Saturday I was back from my medical abortion. I never imagined I would ever have to face a decision like this, but no woman wakes up and thinks abortion. I think the worst part was the people outside of the clinic yelling and shouting horrible things to you when they don’t even know your story. We as woman need to speak up and vote! Abortion shouldn’t be shamed, we need to stick together and be able to talk about it. It’s not easy, it was the hardest decision I’ve made in my life. But for my family in that moment, it was the right choice. I don’t have regrets, more just sad for the world we’re living in. Just know you’re not alone.

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