Roar will publish a first-person story about abortion, “My Abortion: A Daily Story,” every day for at least 365 days. The excerpt below comes from Danielle’s experience. She talks about what it was like to obtain a surgical abortion at a Planned Parenthood health center and why she is happy to have accessed care at that time in her life. Read Danielle’s complete narrative that was published in Romper.
“I walked through the doors of my local Planned Parenthood and was instantly at ease. I knew the decision to terminate my unwanted pregnancy was the right decision for not only myself, but my then-boyfriend. Both of us were living paycheck-to-paycheck, fighting constantly, and incapable of taking care of a child….”