Thank you for sharing this beautifully written piece. I wish that more women would come forward with your courage to tell their stories of how they decided to get abortions because it is a decision that most women take very seriously and deliberate over intensely before making their decision. I know there must be women who are flippant about getting abortions, but I have never met one, and I think they must be very rare.
You, also, gave me an idea of a blog to write about. When I was younger, I worked as an “escort” at a family planning clinic. My job consisted of walking women to and from the clinic to protect them from crowds of protesters,