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Five months later, I see that I made my decision too quickly. I see now that I was only thinking of the father.
About two weeks after getting the restraining order against him, my roommate looked at me and said, "You look pregnant."
I do not remember a time when I wasn't pro-life.
I had to pass it off as a miscarriage because of my fiance’s reaction...
I only spent 63 days with you.
I already have a four year old son and I knew I loved being a mom.
I had the first procedure when I was 19 years old. I already had one child-- my daughter was 8 months old.
I believe that I had a baby inside me and I chose myself and my current children over that baby.
I didn't want to leave the clinic because they were the only people who knew I had an abortion and weren't afraid to talk about it. I felt safer there.