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My relationship with him was gone with my abortion

A postabortion woman was asked how her abortion affected her in a study: “Q: So how do you feel now about having an abortion? A: It was very different than I had expected it. It sort of affected my whole … Continue reading

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Glamour magazine: many couples break up after abortion

An article in Glamour magazine addresses men’s feelings about abortion: “Male feelings also do not end with the procedure itself. A man is usually very concerned about how a woman will feel toward him afterward, and how he will feel … Continue reading

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Many relationships don’t survive abortion

Pro-Choice author Miriam Claire: “Pregnancy forces responsibility on lovers and tests their capacity for communication, understanding, caring, and love. Many relationships don’t survive the test, and abortion becomes a source of great trauma and stress. Sadly, because of the lack … Continue reading

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Studies show most couples break up after abortion

Pro-Choice feminist Kathleen McDonnell: “Studies of abortion and its aftermath reveal that, more often than not, relationships do not survive an abortion; the majority of unmarried couples break up before or soon after an abortion.” McDonnell Not an Easy Choice: … Continue reading

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Aborting to save a relationship usually ends in failure

Pro-choice author and researcher Miriam Claire concedes: “Having an abortion to keep a relationship together usually signals the end of the relationship.” Miriam Claire The Abortion Dilemma: Personal Views on a Public Issue (New York: Insight Books, 1995)  145 Share on … Continue reading

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Abortion causes “serious communication problems” in couples

Pro-abortion author Miriam Claire: “Women are generally more willing to talk about abortion than men… If he is still with his partner, he seems to feel threatened by the thought of sharing his experience in words, especially if his partner is … Continue reading

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Abortion puts great strain on a relationship, says postabortion man

From a man whose partner had an abortion: “An abortion puts a great strain on a relationship, largely by throwing into question its true nature and thereby administering the shock of disillusionment to one or both parties.… I have been … Continue reading

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