She borrowed some money then called me to say she was having an abortion
My daughter has a 20 month old daughter whom she had when she was 19.
We all love this baby and gave her all the support we could when she was pregnant.
She lives with the baby's father and they are very happy together.
She said not to ask what the money was for
A couple of days ago she asked to borrow some money and I obliged. She said she didn't want me to ask her what it was for, that she just had something unexpected which came up.
She told me she was going to have an abortion the next morning
Later that night she called me and told me she was going to have an abortion the next morning
It really knocked me back.
I tried to talk to her but she had all the arrangements made and went ahead yesterday and had the procedure done.
I am just in such a turmoil. I am catholic as is she, and I feel such a failure as a mother that I didn't teach her better morals.
I am also devastated by the fact that I actually paid to have this done.
I spoke to her today but found it very difficult as my mind is in turmoil and I just keep crying when no one is around.
I know this had to be a hard decision for my daughter and I want to be supportive but I am just finding it so difficult.
I actually think I'm going to crack up and feel so depressed over this.
This story was sent in on 26/07/2011