Abortion contributes to divorce of couple

From a postabortion father:

“While this [abortion] was not the only reason for our subsequent divorce, it was a major one. I blamed her for being so insistent on having the abortion. I felt that she had coerced me to into making a decision that was really against my inner feelings. I never forgave her while we were together, because I didn’t want to face the fact that I was a co-conspirator with her. I only knew that the child was gone, and could never be replaced.

We separated one year after the abortion and divorced a few months after that. I don’t know what side effects she might have as a result of the abortion because I haven’t seen her since the divorce. But I do know how it affected my life.”

Testimony gathered by the Crisis Pregnancy Center of San Francisco

Curt Young The Least of These: What Everyone Should Know about Abortion (Chicago, Illinois: Moody Press, 1984) 55

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Sarah Terzo is a freelance writer and journalist who works for Live Action. She is a member of the board of The Pro-life Alliance of Gays and Lesbians and Consistent Life.
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