Abortion Story #327: Zoraima’s abortion

Roar will publish a first-person story about abortion, “My Abortion: A Daily Story,” every day for at least 365 days. The excerpt below opens Zoraima’s story. Having grown up in an immigrant family experiencing poverty, she shares how her goals to achieve financial security and Read More …

Abortion Story #325: “To be her mother, I had to let go.”

Roar will publish a first-person story about abortion, “My Abortion: A Daily Story,” every day for at least 365 days. The below excerpt is from Jacqui’s story. She opens up about ending a wanted pregnancy after learning of a fetal anomaly, speaking of her abortion Read More …

Abortion Story #324: “I’m Catholic and I had an abortion.”

Roar will publish a first-person story about abortion, “My Abortion: A Daily Story,” every day for at least 365 days. The following excerpt is from Lauren’s experience. She reflects on her abortion as a Catholic woman in the context of a 2015 declaration issued by Read More …

Abortion Story #323: It was the right choice for me, but I still felt shame.

Roar will publish a first-person story about abortion, “My Abortion: A Daily Story,” every day for at least 365 days. Below is an excerpt from Katarzyna’s experience. While believing abortion was the “right choice” for her, she speaks of also moving through shame, stigma, and Read More …

Abortion Story #321: “My abortion was a catalyst…”

Roar will publish a first-person story about abortion, “My Abortion: A Daily Story,” every day for at least 365 days. Excerpted below is a portion of Ivy’s story. She addresses guilt from abortion, sharing her belief that is not an inevitable consequence of seeking care. Read More …

Abortion Story #320: Myla’s abortion

Roar will publish a first-person story about abortion, “My Abortion: A Daily Story,” every day for at least 365 days. The following excerpt opens Myla’s abortion story. She speaks of the relationship she developed while traveling abroad, the resulting unplanned pregnancy, and her decision to Read More …

Abortion Story #318: “…Two abortions and I don’t regret either of them.”

Roar will publish a first-person story about abortion, “My Abortion: A Daily Story,” every day for at least 365 days. The following excerpt is from Penny, who lives in Australia. Now a mom, she opens up about the two abortions she had when she was Read More …