Bill came with his partner to an abortion clinic and watched a video they showed. After seeing it he said:
“They showed a film; I was surprised at the brevity of the procedure, and the seeming painlessness.”
But after the procedure, he said:
“Looking back on it, it was a lot more painful than I thought it would be. Mentally painful. The emotions were very strange. I don’t think I’ve ever felt that way before.
We talked about it some after, but not much. Didn’t seem like there was a whole lot to say.
I think things changed between us in a very subtle way. I felt resentment toward her. Maybe she felt the same way about me.”
Carole Dornblaser and Uta Landy, PhD The Abortion Guide: A Handbook for Women and Men (Rockville Center, New York: Playboy Paperbacks 1982) 83Share on Facebook