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Wishes I Regret

Dear Becky-- Hi, I’m Becca. I’m 18. Last October (2005) I found out I was 6 weeks pregnant. I was terrified. I didn't know how to react. I told Phil, my boyfriend. It was the most awkward phone call I had ever made. I felt I should have done it in person, but we live...

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November 16, 2005

It really hard coping with things ever since November 16, 2005 - the day I had the abortion. I don't even want to go to school, or go out. I cant concentrate in school and haven't talked to the boy since. He was supposed to pay for the abortion, but hasn't. I have a...

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January 19, 2006

 Hey, My name is Amber and I'm 16 years old and I have a story that I want teens in Virginia and everywhere else to hear! On November 19,2004 I got pregnant by a guy who I loved very much! I didn't know that I was pregnant until about 9 weeks later...I was at a...

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A Sr. In High School And Pregnant

 Dear Lisa-- Hi, my name is Kim I'm 19 and I have a three month old son named Lucas. I was in my last half of my senior year of high school when I got pregnant. I felt so lost and confused. I had a scholorship to a university and I was so scared of what my parents...

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I’m Just A Kid Myself

 Dear Lisa-- Hi my name is Emily and I am 17. I found out I was pregnant in August. I had the feeling I was anyways, but I just didn't want to believe it. I thought everyone would just be so mad at me. My boyfriend told me to tell my parents before I even took a test...

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The Clinic Gave Me 2 Pills

Mainly though, I was just scared. The problem was that no one informed me just how alive my baby was. I thought that at nine weeks he/she was just a bubble of goo, not really alive. I found out the hard way. The day I went to have it done, the clinic gave me 2 pills....

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He Wouldn’t Help Me

 DearLisa-- Just today I found today this web site and I love it. It made me feel like I wasn't the only one going throught all this. Abortion was something I never could talk about, I knew my friends weren't going to understand so I never told them. I really could...

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An Act Of God

Dear Becky -- Hi. I just want to say that you have such a wonderful site! It has certainly changed my view of pregnancy. By reading and crying through these wonderful, yet sometimes horrifying and scary, real life stories, I've decided to try and keep my baby. I am...

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Stats And Me

I am currently doing a research paper on teen pregnancy. To read the statistics and see how many odds are against me is some what depressing. I read somewhere that babies of teen mothers are more likely to be low birth weight and unhealthy than those born to older...

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Brave Sinead

Hey friends, I am a 23 year old young lady, today i did the bravest and most exciting thing i think i have ever done. here goes.. I have been in a steady and I thought loving relationship for just over two years. The man in question promised me he would always be here...

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A Budding Ballerina

Dear Becky -- From the time I was 8 I'd been going to a boarding school for ballerina's. By the time I was 13 I'd grown to be more mature then most, also having little to no supervision didn't really help either. I lived in a co-ed dorm hall so there were guys around...

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A Single Parent

I was 18 when I got pregnant by a 16 year old boy. I contemplated abortion, but just couldn't do it. I had my son about a month after my 19th b-day. I had been with this boy since I was 15; as parenthood changes us all this boy of 16 took a turn for the worse. I found...

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