Featured Dear Becky Letters

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Brave Little Bear

  I fell pregnant at 16 years old, in year 10 at a private Catholic School. Almost everyone I talked to discouraged me about carrying my...

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Boarding School

 Dear Becky -- I must have thought that I was invincible, that this could never happen to me. But, nonetheless, here I am, sixteen, and nearly...

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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...

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You Can Get Through It

Dear Becky. I am writing to you as I hope that my story can be shared with all at SUG and hopefully will help other girls who are torn between...

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School And A Baby!

Dear Becky- I am a junior in high school, popular, cheerleader. I live with my mom and she has always supported me in everything I do. My dad on...

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Moving Too Quickly

Hello Becky. My name is Breanne, I'm 18 years old, a freshman in college, and just lucky to be here right now. When I was 16, and a junior in...

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Behind My Parents Back

I was afraid to tell my parents because of all the shame involved especially with being brought up in a Christian family but, eventually I did and while they were disappointed there was nothing they could do to change the situation.

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So Not Worth It

I looked around me, woman around me , with no feeling in their eyes – while mine prickles with close tears.  They sit there laughing and joking...

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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...

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