by Anonymous

September 29, 2021

As soon as a looked at the pregnancy test I screamed and cried. Not only because I couldn’t believe this happened to 19 year old me, but because I knew I was too young, I didn’t know how I could possibly take care of a baby and be a mom, I knew the child’s father wouldn’t be supportive, and I couldn’t imagine giving up college and my life for a kid. After 2 weeks of sitting on it, I made my appointment. The lady was very nice and informative and kept reminding me that everything would be ok.

Sometimes I have my feelings of guilt and sadness but I realize it was the best possible thing I could do at that moment. I wanted to be able to give my baby the best life possible. Now I can continue on my dreams of graduating and going to law school. I’m grateful that I had that option.

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