Friend sorry for abortion encouragement

Even those who only encourage women to get abortions can be hurt by them; and, moreover, some friends who advise abortion may have hidden ulterior motives. From one woman:

I’m sorry that I encouraged you to abort. I know I made it sound so easy. What I didn’t tell you was that I had buried my own pain about abortion. I wanted to convince myself, as much as you, that my abortion wasn’t so bad.

Worse, in encouraging you to abort, and seeing you abort, I was somehow hoping that your abortion would make me feel a little better. After all, I liked you, and if you also had an abortion, then somehow that was proof that I could still be likable too.

As you can tell, I was really messed up.

I’m sorry.

“We’re Sorry!” The Evangelization Station Pamphlet 628


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Author: TA Smith

Sarah Terzo is a pro-life writer and blogger. She is on the board of The Consistent Life Network and PLAGAL +

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