I’ve had two abortions.

by Anonymous

October 9, 2020

I’ve had two abortions, I had one just before I turned 22 and the second one just last week, at the age of 23. When I had my first one it was a very easy choice for me, me and my boyfriend were not even together, we had just been seeing each other and I ended up pregnant, I was living on my friend’s sofa at the time and I knew exactly what choice I was going to make, I don’t regret the decision.

This time for me, was a harder choice. I felt that I would be a bad person to get a second abortion and funnily enough the reason I came off of the pill were due to videos online made by prolifers on how the pill will give you cancer and all sorts, although i have always been pro choice I found this video frightening, I came off of my birth control and two weeks later I was pregnant. For me this choice was hard, I didn’t know what I wanted but after looking at my financial situation and the fact I spend half of the month without money to go food shopping I just knew that this wasn’t the right time for me and honestly, I don’t want to be a Mum yet, I want to see the world, I don’t want to be responsible for somebody else right now and I’m not sure if i ever will, I made the right choice for me and it’s okay for you to do that too. My guilt was due to stigma more than anything else. Birth control is a blessing.

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