Post abortion support through The Journey programmeBy anonymous on 29/12/2012
I was 22 a graduate from Demontfort University and I found out that I was pregnant, quite happy if I remember.
The person I told who I thought was a friend immediately said 'get rid of it'. I thought she was more worldly than me and told my boyfriend and he said nothing to defend me, so at this emotional time that's what I decided to do.
Having my dates mixed up over xmas the termination was unhealthily late and I nearly died with my boyfriend sitting next to me. It was a few months later he told me that he didn't want to be with me anymore. **I had done the wrong thing.** The illness took me to a psychiatric ward after suicide attempts and I was diagnosed with schizophrenia. I moved back home and I thought a baby would help but social services intervened and took my five day old son because I was schizophrenic.
There seemed no help and nobody offered me any counselling on terminations, I just felt so alone with nobody to talk to. This is when I telephoned the CareConfidential helpline today and a lovely lady I spoke to has mentioned **The Journey** a programme where I can get help. It sounds great and I'm looking forward to it.