Abortion story #669
I don't really know where to start. I am a 20-year-old college student. My "boyfriend and I have been together for two years now. Everything seemed perfect at first, but then he grew insecure and started hitting me. I don't want to act like a victim because I did hit him back. One day it got so bad he had me choking in blood. He got better over time and hasn't hit me since. I met him when I was 17 and he was 18. We had always been careful and had safe sex, but I got off my birth control because I had the implant and wanted to take the pill. I forgot to take it and became pregnant. I didn't know I was pregnant until last week. When the results turned positive, I wasn't upset but rather happy I told my closest friend and my mom that I was pregnant. When I told my boyfriend he told me to make an appointment at an abortion clinic as soon as possible. I cried and begged him when we would FaceTime to let me keep my child—that if he didn't want to be a part of our lives, he didn't have to. My mother even offered to help me take care of my baby because she wanted me to finish school. He told me, “no,” it was just a bunch of cells and that I was being selfish for wanting to keep it. So I did what he asked and made the appointment. I made the appointment at a clinic close to where he lives in Santa Ana... Click here to read the rest.
- Age: 20
- Location: Oceanside, CA
- Date Submitted: November 12, 2017