Abortion story #741
I found out I was pregnant on the 11th of June. That whole day I kept it a secret to myself, eventually telling my boyfriend the following evening in bed. He looked at the test and after a few minutes said, ‘It’s ok, we can get an appointment for an abortion’. I was 50/50 on what to do. I booked an appointment with my GP and was seen a week later. I told her I wanted an abortion. She referred me to an abortion clinic for two weeks later. During this time, my emotions and mental health only got worse. The longer I waited, the worse it got. I would cry at night and my boyfriend would just turn his back on me. I tried to tell him my feelings, but he was just not considerate and didn’t understand. I arrived at the clinic filled with so much dread. The nurse did a scan on me and told me I was 10.5 weeks. She then referred me to the hospital for an abortion one week later. Eleven weeks and four days. By this point, I didn’t even want to go through with this anymore. I wanted to keep my baby and somehow make finishing my final year of college work at the same time. I didn’t want to go through with it. My boyfriend, however, was adamant that this is what we should do... Click here to read the rest.
- Age: 21
- Location: UK
- Date Submitted: August 2, 2019