Getting an abortion meant I would not be forever tied to my abuser

by Emily

October 31, 2022

I was in a relationship at the time and was on birth control. I never missed a day so I have no idea how it happened but it happened. Looking back now and after much therapy I know now that my boyfriend at the time was incredibly manipulative, isolating and abusing me. I didn’t think it was abuse if he wasn’t hitting me directly but it still was… When I got pregnant, deep down I knew I should not be tied to this man. I was so in love but knew it was just not supposed to happen. We eventually broke up and it nearly destroyed me but my life is so so so much better. Looking back, I was so miserable. I’m so glad that I don’t have a child with that man, be tied to him or his family. I’m thankful every single day for my abortion.

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