I got pregnant while using birth control

by Sarah

August 16, 2022

I never ever ever want children for a variety of reasons, so I am always incredibly vigilant about using birth control. However, after graduating from college I started having some hormonal side affects from being on the pill and so went off. I still used condoms religiously with my partners. Even so I still somehow ended up pregnant. The father could have been one of two post-graduation flings, neither of which I would even want to date. If that makes me a slut then whatever. I had a medical abortion at 2.5 months, it was so painful and I was sick for several days. Two years later I had a tubal ligation. If I hadn’t been able to have an abortion I would never have gone to grad school, moved away from an abusive relationship, escaped a toxic living situation, traveled the world, and met and fell in love with my life partner. I stand by every person that has an abortion for any reason.

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