Post-Abortive Woman: Abortion is an agonizing, life-altering choice

Victoria Koloff, who had an abortion, wrote:

“Abortion is not the quick, easy solution as some have been made to believe. It is an agonizing, life–altering choice that we, post-abortive women, are forced to live with for the rest of our lives. The cost that I paid and will pay for my decision to abort was a greater price than I would’ve ever paid had I given birth to my child. I don’t argue that it would’ve been extremely difficult to be a single mother of three small children. But, there were other options. Even adoption would’ve been a better choice…

I would give anything to know that I had a child who was alive and that someday would search for me, her biological mother. But that day will never come for me because my child is gone. I never gave my child a chance to search for me. My child will never ring my phone or knock on my door. Abortion was too permanent a solution. You can never take it back. If I knew then what I know now, abortion would have never been a part of my life.”

Victoria Koloff They Lied to Us (Worldcomm: 2011) 15

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Author: Sarah

Sarah Terzo is a writer for Live Action and a member of the board of The Pro-life Alliance of Gays and Lesbians and Consistent Life. She lives in NJ.

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