ProLife Story 38
I was 23 and a single mother of a daughter. I became pregnant from someone I thought I knew very well. Later I found out he was still with his wife after he told me over and over he wasn't. Finding out I was pregnant and facing all the problems of being a single parent to two children, I felt I had no choice but to abort my son.
There isn't a day I don't think about the life I destroyed. I am a different person now. I see new mothers with their babies and I can't help crying because I know deep down my son would have been here with me. I have thought about going to church, but I'm so ashamed of what they'll tell me. Right now there is no way I could ever forgive myself. I did not take the time to research the effect abortion would have on me. I was too busy thinking of myself and what others would say about me.
If I could take it all back, I would have continued on with my pregnancy and faced the consequences. Abortion may sound like an easy way out, it's not. I know I'll be thinking of my son everyday till the day I die.
-- submitted anonymously
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