Postabortion woman: something between us died

From a woman after her abortion:

“I wished for a peaceful and stable relationship, which I don’t believe I will find with my present partner. It feels like something between us has died.”

Vivian Wahlberg Memories After Abortion (Oxford: Radcliffe Publishing, 2007) 37

Researcher David Reardon has found that 50% of relationships break up soon after an abortion. Other studies put the number at 70%.

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