Pregnant Marine

by Katie

January 11, 2022

I was 23 years old with a 7 month old when I found out I was pregnant again. I had also just discovered that my husband was cheating on me and I immediately decided to get a divorce. All at once my life was turned upside down. I knew I couldn’t and shouldn’t bring another child into our catastrophic lives. I never once regretted my abortion, prior to that point in my life I had been loosely pro-life. It was then that I finally realized what it meant to need options, to feel trapped, scared, and like abortion was the absolute best option, and that it was no one’s business but my own. I ended up taking the pill, but was too afraid to tell my higher ups in the Marines. So I took the remaining 4 pills to start the process while at work and worked through the pain.

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