Woman suicidal after her third abortion

In an article quoting women who had abortions, one woman said:

“‘I did not tell many people about this abortion. I was deeply ashamed to be in this situation for a third time. How could a bright independent woman be in this predicament AGAIN?? I spiraled into a deep depression. I contemplated suicide and engaged in self-destructive behavior.’

Helen Susan Edelman, “Safe to Talk: Abortion Narratives as a Rite of Return,” Journal of American Culture 19, no. 4 (1996)

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Sarah is a member of the board of The Pro-life Alliance of Gays and Lesbians.
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