I had an abortion on the 22nd of August and took it extremely hard.

I had an abortion on the 22nd of August and took it extremely hard. I felt guilt every second of every day since. It’s ruined and my relationship with my boyfriend and my head is constantly filled with it. For my own sake I purposely became pregnant again just to feel the comfort of another child but sadly lost it on the 22nd of December. With a lot of other things going on in my life, I’m finding it extremely difficult to cope with any of it. Please help me to get my head on track because I can’t do it myself. Editor’s note: Thanks for writing in…please contact the helpline so that you can be put in touch with your nearest centre. You need support to understand and come to terms with what ahs happened to you. We’ll be thinking of you.

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