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Father of aborted baby sees his child

Cecilia, 33, who had an abortion: “My boyfriend came with me. He was in the room when they did it. He saw the fetus and it really flipped him out. What I remember poignantly about the whole experience was I … Continue reading

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Men sometimes suffer from abortion even when women don’t

One researcher who worked with postabortion men said: “Men are confused when their partners are okay with having had an abortion, but they themselves are depressed, guilty, grieving or shame filled.” A. Torre-Bueno Peace after Abortion (San Diego, California: Pimpernel … Continue reading

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Postabortion father suffers “guilt” and “regret”

From a man who fathered two babies that were aborted:: “I have twice experienced having pregnancies terminated for which I have been responsible.… I have felt since a terrific sense of guilt and regret. The first abortion occurred with a … Continue reading

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Father tells story of his aborted son to persuade others not to abort

Patrick B Keefe wrote a book about the abortion he encouraged his wife to have over 20 years ago. He grieves for his child and wants others to know how painful abortion is for fathers. He says: “Get an abortion, … Continue reading

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Postabortion father: it broke my heart

The father of an aborted baby speaks out: “I once fathered a baby by a woman I truly loved in what was the most beautiful experience I have ever had, and of which until that moment I did not think … Continue reading

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Postabortion father: I think about the baby every day

A man named Matthew told the following story: “In early 1975, when I was 20, I fell in love with a girl who was two years my senior. …. I had had relationships with girls before… but this was the … Continue reading

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Men sometimes weep when women go in for abortions

“The Project Rachel office in College Park is in the same building as an abortion mill. In fact, says Julia Shelava “At their College Park office, she said, they often see men in the waiting area while their girlfriend is … Continue reading

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Sidewalk counselor tells of distraught father

A sidewalk counselor at an abortion clinic told this story: I wish I had a more uplifting story from the sidewalk to share today but this is what is on my mind and I wanted to write about it. Yesterday … Continue reading

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Loss of a grandchild to abortion makes him mourn

Mark Rothberg, father of a son whose girlfriend had an abortion. He had to deal with the loss of a grandchild to abortion: “My son was in medical school in England because he couldn’t get into a good medical school … Continue reading

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Pro-Choice counselor: Men carry “great deal of grief” after abortion

Pro-Choice counselor Kim Kluger-Bell says:  “Because it is not socially acceptable for men to have intense reactions to these events, however, it is typical for them to dissociate from their feelings about the baby who was lost. They tend to feel … Continue reading

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