Single women and emotional trauma after abortion

From the article “Counseling Single Abortion Patients: A Research Overview and Practice Implications” by Paul Sachdev:

“Young single women are particularly vulnerable to intense emotional trauma upon unwanted pregnancy as they generally lack the needed emotional support and participation from the male partner involved in the pregnancy. Frequently, the pair-relationship terminates following pregnancy and abortion.”

Gail Grenier-Sweet, ed “Pro-Life Feminism: Different Voices” (Lewiston, NY: Life Cycle Books, 1985) 236

Read studies about abortion’s emotional effects here.

Read stories and testimonies from post-abortion women here. 

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