When Simone found out she was pregnant, she was terrified of how her family and friends would react. She feared the rejection she might experience if she chose to embrace her pregnancy. After listening to a still small voice telling her it would all be okay, Simone experienced an unexpected amount of support from those […]
After being submerged in an unhealthy lifestyle of partying and living for the moment, Emery found herself pregnant. The fear that her parents would see this different life she was leading brought her to believing abortion was her best option. After her parents found out unexpectedly, Emery’s decision drastically changed. Be sure to check out […]
“We told my parents. Their fears were amplified by my fears.” Michelle and Andre were high school sweethearts. In college, Michelle became pregnant. Emotions ran high, fear built on fear, and so much was on the line. After some discussion, Michelle had an abortion. After many years, they reflect back on that decision and how […]
“My mom is going to kill me!” 17 and pregnant, Mery Helene felt she had no other option than to “take the pill” and end her pregnancy. But it didn’t go like she planned.
I was 33, separated, and heading toward divorce. And pregnant –the result of a brief, foolish affair punctuating the end of my marriage.
Diane Zimmerman first shared this, her life’s story, as a speech at a women’s Stonecroft luncheon on Manitoulin Island in January 2015. This is my story. How do I tell my life story in a short post? I’ll start at the beginning… My mom and dad immigrated to Canada from a small village in Italy. […]
A year and a half ago, Selah* boarded a packed bus in the dead of winter, eager to get home from York University. At the next stop, a woman with a stroller waited to board. There was no room for her though, and she urged the bus to continue. The driver just sat there, thinking, […]
In the second part of her story, Janice shares her journey through the pain of abortion to healing and forgiveness.
"Jay, we can't have this baby – we can't do this again." Janice tells of her second pregnancy, and why she and her partner chose abortion. Be sure to follow her continuing story in part two.