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We’ve Conquered

We’ve Conquered

Growing up my mother was my rock. i had an alcoholic dad, but my mom, i hadn't ever seen drunk in my life. She was the strongest christian i had ever met and she put her family before all else. My dad was a very bad alcoholic and through all the scary things he did...

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So Not Worth It

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 like nothing is wrong and that the smell of murder is not hanging in the air.  I sit there staring at a white wall, their...

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The Little Blue Line

The Little Blue Line

Hey, I'm Abbie and im 17 years old. I felt as though I really needed to write something, after seeing how alone some of these girls feel, I really do feel as though my story could help. A few months ago, I found out I was pregnant. I honestly cannot explain to...

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I Knew I Would Regret It

I Knew I Would Regret It

  Hey there, My name is Meg and I help Becky out on Standupgirl.com, I came across your letter in the inbox and I really wanted to touch base with you, I know you have probably been contacted by now but I can't stop thinking about your letter. I had a dream last...

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When I See Her Smile

When I See Her Smile

Hi Becky, My name is Alisa and I'm 17. I have a 5 month old daughter named Brooklyn, who I love with all my heart. When I first found out that I was pregnant my mom and dad both said that I should just have an abortion. Because I was a cheerleader, I was popular, I...

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Think About What YOU Want

Think About What YOU Want

Dear Becky, I'm glad that I came across this website to see so many girls from all over the country share their stories, whether it was inspiring or sad, and now I'm writing to share my own.. I found out I was pregnant when I was 17, a senior in high school, I was...

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16 And Pregnant

16 And Pregnant

Hello, my name is amy, I'm 16 and just found out i was pregnant 4 days ago. I'm very scared and so is my bf.  We actually weren't dating when i got prego, We just hung out & had sex nothing serious.  But then i didn't get my period.. i had had many scares but...

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You Can Conquer

You Can Conquer

I was 22 when I found out I was pregnant. I was an alcoholic and drug abuser, I was getting evicted from my residents, and wasn't even sure who the father of my child was. Both guys where also drug addicts and alcoholic's. My future for my child and I looked very...

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Seven Years Ago

Seven Years Ago

  Dear Becky, First of all sorry it is so long. I'm from Australia and about seven years ago i came across your site on the internet. I was 19 at the time and i had just found out i was pregnant. My boyfriend and father of my baby ended up leaving while i was six...

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It Will Never Go Away

It Will Never Go Away

Dear Becky I stumbled across this site when researching how long (gestation) it is legal to get an abortion in CA. I am a 45, almost 46 year old mom with 4 children. During a vulnerable time in my life when I was 19, I slept with a young man who had always had a...

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Scared

Scared

 Hey Becky,  This whole thing surrounding pregnancy is scaring me because when i read through the information provided by your site, i found more information on pregnancy and the worst part is that i’m now more scared than anything else.  i haven’t had sex with my...

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The Love Of A Child

The Love Of A Child

I've written to you before. My name is Kayla. I will be 18 on October 13th. I thought maybe, writing my story could help some girls out that were in my shoes.  I was 15 when I first became pregnant. It was March and my boyfriend of a year and a half had broken up...

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She Filled Me With Strength

She Filled Me With Strength

Hi my name is Caroline and I got pregnant at the age of 14. I could not believe it when I did the pregnancy test - nothing felt real. I really did not know what to do. I did not have a great relationship with my mum and the father was long gone so I spoke to my...

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More Than Young

More Than Young

Hi Becky, I am pretty new to your site having only joined today, but I just wanted to say something. I have been reading the stories and testimonials of young women and girls on the site, and it struck me that I was not seeing tales from older "young women". I am...

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A Stand Up Guy

A Stand Up Guy

Hi, my name is John from Gauteng, South Africa. I got your email address on the standupgirl.com and I thought maybe you could be the right person to talk to.My girlfriend and I have been together for almost 2 years now.  Recently we just found out that she is 2...

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You Can Get Through It

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 choosing life and abortion.  I was 21 and had been with my boyfriend for 3 years when I found out I was pregnant in...

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Doing This On My Own

Doing This On My Own

I was a party animal. Went out 3-4 times a week wasn’t much of a drinker but I loved to have a good time. One Saturday I went out with my girlfriends we were having a blast and we went outside for a smoke when this guy beside me tells this other guy that I look...

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I Was 18 And Confused

I Was 18 And Confused

I just felt I needed to share my story. I was 18 and it was the end of march or beginning of april when I found out I was pregnant. My boyfriend and I (now fiance) were very confused on what to do. He had his deposit down for his college and I was about to do the...

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What To Do?

What To Do?

Hi Becky, I am 24, just started a new job and am in a relationship with a guy that was my best friend....  I have a 5yr old son and he is Great, i had an abortion 3yrs ago with my ex because he didn’t want the baby. I just found out that i am about 2 weeks pregnant...

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