Abortion story #768
I was 19 years old when I got pregnant for the first time. It was Christmas of 2016. I was excited, despite breaking up with my boyfriend a couple weeks before I found out about my pregnancy. I broke up with him because he cheated on me several times. I didn't tell him of the pregnancy because I knew he didn't care. He didn't try to come back once we broke up. I was excited, though, until I told my parents on New Year's Eve. They were mad at me because "I was too young to raise a child on my own”—a silly excuse, because it was obvious they were more worried about their status. They told me I had to get rid of it. Abortion is illegal in Peru, but being that my family is a rich one, they arranged an appointment for me at a Marie Stopes clinic in Mexico City just a week after I told them... Click here to read the rest.
- Age: 22
- Location: Callao, Peru
- Date Submitted: January 15, 2020