Abortion story #710
I sit here as a new mother still haunted by a decision I made 10 years ago. I don't think about it every day, but today is February 10, 2019, and everyone is talking about the new abortion law that got passed in New York. Again, my secret that I continually try to bury away, is coming around again. Flashback to early this morning, me sobbing on my husband's shoulder while we listen to our pastor talk about it. My secret. I was 20. I had been dating a guy for a good couple years. He wasn't the worst of guys, but certainly not a keeper. Mostly, things were about him, and I was there for the ride. I still to this day remember taking the test in his bathroom at his mom's house. I remember seeing the test and for a split second I was ecstatic, because I love children and babies, and I thought, 'I'm pregnant!' And then reality sunk in, and I remembered our previous conversation and I was crushed... Click here to read the rest.
- Age: 30
- Location: California
- Date Submitted: February 11, 2019