He wants me to do an abortion

By anonymous on 05/12/2013
My boyfriend of 7 years. We have a child who is 2 years old and now am pregnant and he wants me to do an abortion. He is a police officer and he says if I don't do it he is going to take transfer to another parish so that I can't see him again. I don't know what to do!

Editor's Comment

You should think carefully about what you want and perhaps talk to someone independent. Being pressurised into an abortion in this way is not a good basis for your decision, and your boyfriend's threat to leave feels to me as though he is forcing you to make this decision. I can understand your anxiety for your relationship and your 2 year old, but your relationship may not be very stable if you regret your decision and blame him for it.for unplanned pregnancy support. or you can call the national helpline and speak to a pregnancy advisor.

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