My Abortion #13: Abortion: Not Easy, Not Sorry

Roar will publish a first-person story about abortion, “My Abortion: A Daily Story,” every day for at least 365 days.

Today we offer Laurie Abraham, at Elle, offering her personal, unapologetic history with unplanned pregnancies and abortion. Abortion:  Not Easy, Not Sorry.

“Nearly one in three American women will have an abortion by age 45. Why are we so afraid to talk about it—or to acknowledge that our lives would have been so much less than we hoped for without it? Why are we pressured to feel that we should regret our choice, and that there’s something wrong with us if we don’t?”

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