I was 17 & alone

by valentina

June 30, 2021

Content Warning: sexual assault

I was 16 turning 17 when I found out I was pregnant. He wasn’t my boyfriend, I had only known him for a month he was my coworker. Idk if I was taken advantage or not, I consented to the sex at first we would use protection but then he pressed me into not using protection. I still remember the 1st time we didn’t use protection I was so scared and I knew that he knew I wasn’t comfortable. He would get me high we would have sex and in the middle he would take the condom off I would be so high that sometimes I didn’t notice, other times I would but didn’t say anything. Idk if that makes it okay.

Anyways I found out I was pregnant 2 weeks after my 17 birthday I was I was scared he wanted to keep it. I didn’t, I was afraid, I felt so alone. I was complementing suicide he invalidated my feelings. He threatened to harm me and tell my parents if I had the abortion. Once he did that I realize that I could not be stuck with him for the rest of my life. I did what I had to do. I had the abortion at 5 weeks and 5 days to this day he doesn’t know.

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