Abort73.com > Feedback > Abortion Stories > January 11, 2013

#abortionstories @abort73

...

Abortion Story: Norfolk, VA

Submitted to Abort73 by a 53-year-old woman on January 11, 2013.

>

I am a 53-year-old woman who allowed her daughter to have an abortion at 16 weeks. My daughter was a bit of a "wild child" and as I look back, my husband and I allowed her a little too much freedom. She was secretly seeing a boy we did not approve of nor like. One night my husband and I went to dinner leaving her alone. She called my aunt because she was sick to her stomach. Didn't think much of it. Two weeks later, I took her to the doctor and found out she was 16 weeks pregnant. She cried, I cried. My husband was livid when we told him. We bought into the hype - "she's too young, it was date rape, she'll regret having this baby" and agreed to an abortion. Had to go out of state. It was the longest drive of my life. We got to the clinic and my child, crying grabbed me and wailed, "Oh, momma." I put on the "I'm a big liberated woman face" and told her it would be OK. IT WAS NOT OK. I had seen my grandchild on the ultrasound, knew it was a girl and still let her have the abortion. The guilt from this has nearly ruined our lives. She has suffered a nervous breakdown as I have. She is married now and I have two wonderful grand kids, but I often think what my beautiful granddaughter would've have looked like, now, at 16. I am a Christian and regret letting her do this. I pray every day God will forgive me. It has taken it's toll. To all the parents out there, please, please don't allow your daughter to have this barbaric procedure done. I hope God has mercy on my soul.

Age: 53
Location: Norfolk, VA
Date: January 11, 2013

Previous Abortion Story >

Click here for all Abortion Stories

To share your own abortion story, click here for our online, submission form.

Get Help

If you’re pregnant and contemplating abortion, what a mercy that you’ve found this website! Abortion is not the answer—no matter what anyone is telling you.

Click here to find local help.

Click here for hundreds of real-life abortion stories.

Click here if you've already had an abortion.

Get Involved

Abortion persists because of ignorance, apathy and confusion. Abort73 is working to change that; you can help! Get started below:

Speak for the Weak

Social Media Graphics:

Post them online to introduce your friends, fans or followers to Abort73.com.

Love Your Unborn Neighbor

Abort73 Shirts:

Be a walking billboard for Abort73.com.

Fearfully & Wonderfully Made

Abort73 Promo Cards:

Stash some in your wallet or purse and be ready to hand them out or strategically leave them behind.

¡Vivan los Niños!

Support Abort73

Abort73 is part of Loxafamosity Ministries, a 501(c)3 nonprofit. We are almost entirely supported by private donations—all of which are tax-deductibe. Click here to make a contribution.

Giving Assistant is another way raise money for Abort73 at thousands of online retailers. Use this link to get started.