Abortion Stories (Ireland)
Personal testimonies from women (and men) who have gone through an abortion.
The 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.
"Last Friday, May 25th, 2018, most of my people voted to repeal the 8th amendment from our Constitution, and although I did expect that result, I'm still disappointed because they don't know the nefarious consequences it will bring. In the spring of 2013, when I was 19, I got pregnant by my then-boyfriend. He didn't want to have kids then, so he pushed me to go to the UK and get an abortion which,…"
Location: Bray, Ireland
Date: May 29, 2018
"I had an abortion last Friday–at 45, recently broken up with my partner and with 3 grown children in their 20's. From the moment I found I was pregnant, all I could think of were reasons I couldn't have a baby. I bitterly regret what I have done. I never for one moment thought about how it would affect me, it was the worst decision I have ever made in my life. I never told a single person…"
Date: August 18, 2011