by T

August 11, 2020

I was 19 when I had gotten pregnant. I was terrified when I saw the tests come out positive. I deal with mental illness and was/still am always working on coping and handling my mental struggles. I knew that with everything I was already going through I couldn’t have a child, and for me personally I don’t see myself wanting to have children. Sometimes it makes me feel selfish or different than those around me to know that’s not something I see in my future but I know it’s what’s right for myself. When I made my appointment and got an abortion I felt relief. A huge weight was lifted off my shoulders and I felt some guilt for that. But I knew for myself personally it was the best decision and I still think that to this day.

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