A new blogger writes about the abortion she had as a teenager, and the impact on her life.
I was given the impression, as a young woman, that I could have an abortion and everything would go back to “normal”. Now, I believe that for most women, once you have carried a child in your womb, there is no going backwards, no matter what the “choice”. Once you conceive you give up control, you give up your “choice” and are suddenly a mother. No one, save women who have had an abortion and right-wing anti-abortionists understand this – and usually they will not acknowledge commonalities.Read it all.
Welcome to this fine new voice.