I'm not sure if this is the right decision.

I am 21 years old and have recently ended a relationship with an emotionally abusive man. He also drinks a lot and smokes marijuana.
We were only together a short time (four months) but since we have broke up he is constantly harassing me! I found out that I was pregnant about 2 week ago and had my mind set on an abortion. I just can't handle the thought of this harassing, abusive man being in my life forever. Also the thought of him being a father to my child. I know he would be happy with my pregnancy but only because he would have a hold over me.
I have the abortion procedure tomorrow and know I am getting cold feet. I'm not sure if this is the right decision!

Editor's Comment

It is hard to cope with a situation when your ex partner is abusive towards you. Abortion would seem the easiest option so that you can walk away with no ties. However, it is important to think about how you feel about abortion, and don't rush into it if you feel unhappy about your decision. This is something that you have to live with long term so be sure that it is really what you want. If you would like to talk through your decision and your options please call the national helpline 0300 4000 999, or log into Online advisor. for unplanned pregnancy support.
This story was sent in on 14/08/2014 and it's been viewed 205 times.

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