I did it out of love.

by Robyn

April 1, 2020

I had an abortion because I knew bringing my baby into the world was the wrong thing to do. I did it to protect the baby from the life their father would have gave them and potentially even me with the mental health issues I have. I did it to protect their brother and sister who are with me at the moment. I knew I would become severely depressed and unstable, unable to look after them. I felt a deep sense of guilt and loss but still 3 years later know I definitely made the right decision. I still think about it every single day and sometimes other people make me feel like I don’t have a right to honour my baby, whom I still love very much. So much that I did the one thing I swore I wasn’t capable of doing. I did it out of love.

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