Category Archives: Men and Abortion

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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They decided on abortion, the father’s feelings didn’t matter

In her book, Teri Stanon describes how when her daughter Sheri became pregnant, they did not care about the feelings of the baby’s father. They decided on abortion without consulting him: “Once Sheri’s pregnancy was discovered, the baby’s father was … Continue reading

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Postabortion father: “a piece of our love died”

From a man whose partner had an abortion: “It is something from me as well as from her that is taken away. It is like a piece of our love that is removed and that we have to rebuild.” Vivian … Continue reading

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20 years after abortion, father confronts his guilt

From Evan, a post-abortion father, whose partner had an abortion 20 years ago: “I didn’t pressure my girlfriend to have an abortion, but I knew if I actually thought about what I was doing, I wouldn’t be able to live … Continue reading

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Postabortion man: I can only cope when I’m drunk

A letter from a postabortion man who wrote to an author writing a book on abortion: “I’m a bit drunk – it’s the only way I can cope with thoughts about the abortion. Twelve years on, here we are battling … Continue reading

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Father of aborted baby talks about his grief

From a man whose girlfriend had an abortion: “Jenny rang me as soon as she had a chance to take the test. “I think I’m pregnant,” she said. Those words hit me like a sledgehammer. Her next words left me … Continue reading

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