Abortion Stories (Wisconsin)
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.
To share your own abortion story, click here for our online, submission form.
To learn more about the potential psychological impact of abortion, read "Post-Abortion Syndrome." If you're looking for "positive" abortion stories, read this.
"In 1981, you couldn't just walk into a drugstore and buy a pregnancy test—and you most likely would not go to your family doctor or local clinic for a pregnancy test if you were an unmarried young woman who thought she might be pregnant. Premarital sex and pregnancy were still highly disapproved in the general public, so you went to the only place you really could go: your local Planned Parenthood.…"
Location: Kaukauna, WI
Date: May 21, 2019
"I stopped my birth control in July of 2014. To my disbelief, I was pregnant in September. My husband and I had talked about having another child, so I was excited and also nervous. I told my husband, and he was angry. I couldn't understand. I thought that we had talked about this, and we wanted another baby. He said that he was never really on board with having another baby and that the timing…"
Date: January 26, 2017
"It's been one month since I had my abortion. And here I am at 2 AM, looking for some way to relieve my feelings of grief and regret. I've never been so disappointed and ashamed of myself. To think that I should have been a mother. My boyfriend should have been a father. But we're not. And we won't be. Because of fear and selfishness, on both our parts. All I see when I look around is babies,…"
Date: July 27, 2016