Category Archives: Men and Abortion

Partner in abortion clinic describes his “confusion”

Tom, whose girlfriend is having an abortion, said: “The women here mostly looked distressed, worried, sad. But the men all looked different. One looked sorrowful, one looked guilty, one angry; one was asleep, one absent. The man’s part in an … Continue reading

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Man is “devastated” when partner tells him she is having an abortion

A man named Randy tells his story: “I was just devastated. I remember falling off my bed …and I couldn’t get up. I thought I’d lost my mind. At that point, I was totally destroyed. Everything I believed in – … Continue reading

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Man whose girlfriend had an abortion can’t move on

The Guardian ran a letter from a 25-year-old man who spoke about his partners abortion: “I was in a relationship with an amazing woman for two of the happiest years of my life. Then we had an unplanned pregnancy. We … Continue reading

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Pastor mourns lost child, aborted 22 years ago

Pastor Shane Idleman describes losing a child to abortion: “Approximately 22 years ago, as a prodigal, I conceded to my girlfriend’s request to abort our child around the 5th week. The pain of that decision still haunts me today. What would … Continue reading

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Man unprepared for impact of partner’s abortion

A man named Charles whose partner had an abortion says: “I knew what was going to happen wasn’t really up to me. So it was obviously one of the most powerless moments of my life — by a longshot. And feeling powerless … Continue reading

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Pro-Choice man says abortion “messed with me horribly”

A man named Rodolfo Parra shares his feelings about the child he and his partner aborted: “We broke up about six months later, but the abortion haunted me for a long time. When I was younger, I’d get high and … Continue reading

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Father presses partner to abort, is later glad she didn’t

The following story about a man who demanded his partner abort his baby appeared in Make Me Your Choice by Cheryl Chew: “When I shared the news [of the pregnancy] with Ray that evening, he couldn’t believe my words. His first … Continue reading

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Boyfriend avoids girlfriend after abortion, gets drunk

From Jeremy, whose partner had an abortion: “After I took her to the clinic in the morning, I was supposed to leave for a weeklong work trip. I feel horrible about this, but I didn’t want to fuck over my … Continue reading

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Husband doesn’t understand why his wife had an abortion

From Jerry, whose wife had an abortion against his will: “I can’t understand how my wife could do such a thing. We didn’t have money problems. We didn’t have family problems. Our two existing children were at school so there … Continue reading

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Man writes letter about his post-abortion trauma

Graeme lost a child to abortion. He was encouraged to write a letter by his therapist to his therapist.  He explains how his relationship fell apart after she aborted his child against his will: “I cannot say that you helped … Continue reading

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