…n, I chose my life over that of a fetus. It’s true—I got to complete university without disruption. I got to be an irresponsible twenty-something without worrying that my dumb decisions were going to ruin another human’s life. My physical life was definitely easier not having to be a twenty-year-old mother.
Please don’t blame yourself. You were a young woman, and you are allowed to have slips in judgement. It’s incredibly unfair that someone in a position of power put you in that position. I’m angry too. Keep sharing your story, don’t be silenced. Thanks for your courage.