Abortion Stories (District of Columbia)
Personal testimonies from women (and men) who have gone through an abortion.
The 789 unsolicited abortion stories on these pages have come to Abort73 through our online submission form. Though not all women regret their abortions, these stories demonstrate that countless women do.
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"I found out I was pregnant in December of 2017. I was so happy. Finally. Three years and we got a baby. He was upset. Abortion. I went to the clinic twice. Couldn’t do it. I went on March 1st, 2018. I’ve cried every day since then. My baby girl. I wanted you so bad. I prayed for you. I’m so sorry I didn’t keep you. I should’ve. I feel so empty and alone now. Your dad. He’s happy.…"
Location: Washington DC
Date: March 7, 2018
"I was excited when I first found out I was pregnant. I was looking forward to having a third child. I had known [the father] since high school. One weekend we went to a pool party, and he accused me of flirting with someone else. We left the party, and we began to argue. He physically assaulted me in the car on a bridge while I was driving. The only way I was able to get him out of the car was…"
Location: Washington, DC
Date: July 3, 2014
"As I'm writing this, with tears coming down my face, I am also helping myself. I have had a total of 5 pregnancies. I have one 8 year old, 3 abortions, and just found out I am pregnant. The first abortion I had when I was 18, 5 months after my first child was born. There was no way my boyfriend at the time and I could deal with 2 infants. We were young and struggling. I didn't know the impact…"