After the abortion things changed, I changed, I didn't feel like myself anymore

I had an abortion 2 months ago.

I didn't expect I was having a baby. I was so worried that my period did not come for a month. But I thought it was just stress as I was having my undergraduates exam.

The day that I found out I was pregnant was horrible. I knew I can't do it, I'm not financially stable, I'm a foreigner studying in the UK, I don't see myself as a mother yet. Then I decided to have an abortion (pill).

Things changed and I've changed. I didn't feel like myself anymore since then. I didn't attend any of my lectures for almost 3 weeks, I was disappointed.

I regret what happened. If I could turn back time, I would. I really would.

This story was sent in on 02/06/2015

Read more abortion stories

In my mind, I wasn't murdering one tiny innocent child, but two

Raised in a very strict Catholic family, in my mind it was…

Previous

I can't help but feel I'm doing this for everyone else

I'm religious and worry God won't forgive me for aborting…

Next

Help & support is available

If you're struggling through a situation like that described above, or have been affected by similar issues in the past, no matter how long ago, help is available.

You can get free, sensitive & confidential help at a centre near you. Use these links for:

Got a story to tell?

Relating your story to other people can be difficult but can be very rewarding.

If you'd like to tell other readers, possibly facing the same problems you did, about your experiences please click the button to:

Tell your story →