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new country and alone
Hey Dad, I’m Late!

Hey Dad, I’m Late!

Hi Becky, I was 19 years old when I got pregnant. My mom and sister already got their menstrual period so I was thinking maybe I'm just delayed or something. But then again thoughts came to my mind. We just moved in Canada. Before we left the Philippines I had sex...

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save a life sacrifice
The Ultimate Sacrifice

The Ultimate Sacrifice

A 24-year old mother, Ashley Bridges, made the ultimate sacrifice for her unborn baby when she denied life-saving chemotherapy treatment for bone cancer. Bone cancer accounts for less than 1% of all cancers, and cancer in young adults is extremely rare. In the...

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Trying To Be Logical
Trying To Be Logical

Trying To Be Logical

Hi Becky. I've searched for advice from many sources and no one has answered back. I desperately need some help and I think that you're the right person to talk to about it. I am 4 months pregnant. My boyfriend and I have been together a very long time. But, I'm...

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we are better without him
Without Him We Are Nothing!

Without Him We Are Nothing!

Hello. I just wanted to shared a little bit of my story. I got pregnant when I was 15 years old, and I gave birth to my son when I was 16 years old. Right now I am 24 and I have a 7 year old boy. I'm going to have to say that I guess I always looked for something...

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StandUpGirl misty and mia
Alone At 38 And Pregnant!

Alone At 38 And Pregnant!

First, I would just like to thank you for reading my story.  Although it may be like many of the stories, you have heard, it is my life and without StandUpGirl.com, my story would have had a very different ending.It was very different for me to find myself alone...

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life isn't easy
Life Is Not Always Perfect

Life Is Not Always Perfect

Dear Becky, All of these girls need to know life is not always perfect and things happen for a reason. We may not know why at first,  but someday we will know. All teen moms are not bad, even though the media makes it look that way. I got pregnant at 14 and had a...

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life is precious
Adoption Over Abortion

Adoption Over Abortion

  If My Little Voice Could Speak By: Shelbea Riddle -An Adopted High School Senior 10 little fingers 10 little toes I am so cute. But nobody knows. Only God, Who fearfully and wonderfully made me. He knows. He knows I am perfect. If I could have just One...

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The Love Behind Adoption
The Love Behind Adoption

The Love Behind Adoption

Dear Becky- We adopted our one and only boy almost eight years ago. His birth mom chose us out of so many wonderful families. There are no words to describe this amazing, most awesome experience. The birth mom asked if I wanted to watch our son be born. Of course I...

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one day at a time
One Day At A Time

One Day At A Time

Dear Becky- I'm so confused and don't know what to do. I think I'm a month pregnant as I have been experiencing a lot of pregnancy symptoms. I haven't told my boyfriend, as we are experiencing major problems and he is with another woman. I'm not ready to be a...

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my child is my life
I Know How You Feel

I Know How You Feel

Hi, I know exactly how you feel. I was 31 when i became pregnant. It was an unplanned pregnancy as I had been saving myself for my husband, but that person was not to be my husband and I have a beautiful baby girl.  This pregnancy was through rape..this hurt me so...

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I need to talk about my abortion
Desperate To Talk

Desperate To Talk

Dear Becky, I have never done this sort of thing before, but sometimes I am desperate to talk to someone. I'll start off with the basics. I am 20, and I found out I was pregnant around last October (I came off the pill earlier in the year because I was worried...

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teen mom success
We Just Got Caught

We Just Got Caught

It was the last day of school my freshman year of high school. My mom was a teacher so we had the whole house to ourselves for half of the day. My boyfriend and I had been together since the 8th grade and had always had it bad for each other.In our second grade...

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pregnant and scared at 30
Scared Nonetheless!

Scared Nonetheless!

I just found your blog, and I wanted to share my story with you. I was living in Mexico teaching English when I found out I was pregnant. I was 30 years old, so not a young girl, but I was scared nonetheless. My boyfriend and I started making plans to get married...

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