What’s your root?

Have you ever noticed that we tend to concern ourselves with the symptoms of life? We address the alcoholism, gambling, and pornography. We excuse the use of birth control and being sexually active as the norm – everyone is doing it. Better to be safe than sorry. Yet none of these things is normal. They’re … Continued

Why wouldn’t she let us raise her baby?

Our daughter is beautiful. A cheerleader in high school and the homecoming queen. The summer after graduation, our daughter told us she was pregnant and that she was having an abortion. We didn’t even know she was having sex. We pleaded with her. We encouraged adoption. We said we would raise her baby. Nothing we … Continued

Why didn’t I let them take my life instead?

I was pregnant again. I wasn’t planning on having another baby, but I loved being pregnant and being a mom. Then I got sick. The doctors told me I shouldn’t carry this baby to term, it could kill me. I was afraid, everyone that loved me was afraid, including my children. I didn’t know what … Continued

Why did I drive my wife to the clinic?

When my wife told me she was pregnant, I was shocked, and maybe a little afraid, but I said “We can do this!” I did not expect her response to be, “I already have an appointment for an abortion.” She wouldn’t talk to me about it. Her mind was made up. I felt like I … Continued

I should have a little brother…

After my mom and dad split, my dad got another woman pregnant. They aborted that child. It wasn’t until years later that I found out about it. I was an only child and always wanted a sibling. Now I know that I could of had a little brother. I have harbored so much anger toward … Continued

My girlfriend got pregnant.

My girlfriend got pregnant. We talked about what to do, and decided together to have an abortion. “ It wasn’t the right time”. “We weren’t ready”. Two months later my girlfriend started talking about the abortion a lot. She started crying a lot. She regretted our choice and wanted to go back and change it. … Continued

I was not a young naive woman when I had my abortion

I was not a young naive woman when I had my abortion, yet I had no idea how much I would suffer afterward. I was plagued with guild, shame, and self-hatred. I no longer thought of myself as a good person. Support After Abortion took the healing journey with me and connected me with a … Continued

I didn’t expect to feel this way.

I just had an abortion yesterday, and I am feeling really depressed, sad and alone. I didn’t expect to feel this way. At the time, I thought it was the right decision. I couldn’t have a baby. How would I manage? Now I’m asking myself the same question, how will I manage without my baby!! … Continued

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