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I Made Two Appointments

I Made Two Appointments

  Hey Becky, I just writing to say thanks for some advice you gave me two months ago. I was pretty depressed after finding out I was pregnant. I was only with my boyfriend for about five months, just finished university, no job and was unsure if I should have the...

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Before Becoming Intimate

Before Becoming Intimate

  Dear Becky, Your website was a blessing to me! I am 171/2 years old. I thought that I had met the perfect guy for me, we were highschool sweethearts and really did love one another. I had always said that I would wait until I was married before becoming intimate,...

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I Became Someone Else

I Became Someone Else

Hi my name is Patti, The first thing that I want to say is don't let anyone tell you that an abortion won't affect you - it will change your life forever. It's a choiceless choice. I had an abortion on May 8, 1982. Yes, it's a date that I have never forgotten. I...

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Sex And Real Love?

Sex And Real Love?

Hi Becky, I really appreciated your website and so wish there had been something like it out there for me when I was 17. I am 30 years old now, married to a wonderful man, and pregnant with our "first" baby. I say "first" because this is not my first pregnancy, and...

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Little More Than Kiss
Little More Than Kiss

Little More Than Kiss

I have always been one of those people who thought abortion wasn't for me, but who was I to judge other people or tell them what's right. I was a "good catholic school girl", with no life experience. I was with "Jake" for four years and had done little more than...

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A Little Bitty Figure
A Little Bitty Figure

A Little Bitty Figure

Becky, I am so glad I found your website. I am a 22 year old college student that became pregnant in May of 2001. It was very unexpected. My fiance had been wanting me to get pregnant, but this was bad timing for me. I knew that if I had the baby, I most likely...

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Heartbeat On The Ultrasound

Heartbeat On The Ultrasound

  Dear Becky, My situation is kind of different, but after reading your site tonight, I felt I had to write. On January 23rd, I found out I was pregnant. I'm twenty years old, just barely making it by financially, and unmarried. My fiance and I have not purchased a...

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To Tell My Parents

To Tell My Parents

Becky, Your website address was in my church's bulletin this week, and I am so glad that I visited your site. It is amazing how one person can positively touch the lives of many. My sister was that person for me. I became pregnant at 19, and I was very alone. My...

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Spare Yourself The Anguish
Spare Yourself The Anguish

Spare Yourself The Anguish

Becky, I guess I found your site a little too late. I had an abortion last Friday. My baby is gone now, and I am trying to find a way to keep on living without her. I haven't really found anyone else who has written to you that has done what I have done. Maybe if...

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I Told My Mom

I Told My Mom

  Dear Becky,My name is Lynzie and I recently celebrated my seventeenth birthday at the end of January. I am also 31 weeks pregnant. One day I was on the internet and I am always looking for information to help me along with my pregnancy, that's how I stumbled upon...

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Why Is A Boy Writing?

Why Is A Boy Writing?

Hello my name is Rapheal. Of course you probably wonder "why is a boy writing to me?" Well, I'm 18 years old, and so is my girlfriend. My girlfriend and I are pregnant. I don't want her to have an abortion but she says she going to have one anyway. I gave her half...

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Mommy For The First Time

Mommy For The First Time

Dear Becky- My story I would imagine isn't worse than others but to a degree, for me emotionally it was. I had just turned 15 a couple of months before I found out I was pregnant. My mother had taken me to a pregnancy clinic. I had taken a test and 5 minutes later...

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Is That The Cyst?

Is That The Cyst?

  Dear Becky, As of a week ago, I was exactly three months pregnant. My doctor keeps telling me that the nausea and vomiting will taper off anytime now, but I am absolutely convinced that I am going to spend the remainder of the entire pregnancy curled over the...

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I Found

I Found

 Dear Becky, Hello, my name is Carrie. Here is my story. When I was 22 I found out I was pregnant. The father abandoned me. Alone and scared I cried for a week. I told my parents the news, and they weren't any better than the father. I was alone and scared again. I...

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