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The people who tell you that having a baby destroys your future are lying. My life is better than I could have ever imagined...

Birth Story: Massachusetts

Submitted to Abort73 by a 35-year-old woman on October 19, 2015.


I found out I was pregnant when I was nineteen. At the time, I was living over a thousand miles away from any friends and family, in an apartment with an abusive boyfriend who threw me out when he heard the news. I had only attended college for a year and had no money, no job, and nowhere to turn. For months, so many people pressured me: You need to have an abortion. It's the only way you'll have a future. You have nothing to offer a child.

I did worry about the future, but I kept going to my prenatal appointments and somehow didn't cave into the pressure. I had one friend rooting for me, who told me everything would work out in the end. And she was right. My daughter turns fifteen tomorrow. She's a gifted student, a creative writer and a brilliant artist. Within a few short years after her birth, I finished college, got a graduate degree, married a wonderful man, and bought a house. I've had three more children of my own and two stepchildren. The people who tell you that having a baby destroys your future are lying. My life is better than I could have ever imagined all those years ago, and my daughter's life is amazing and irreplaceable. Being her mom led me out of a place of such darkness and selfishness. I am grateful that I became a mother at a young age, because it forced me to become a better person and ultimately led me to a relationship with God. He has blessed us so much; I wouldn't want my life to be any other way!

Age: 35
Location: Massachusetts
Date: October 19, 2015

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