Psychotherapist with 20 years experience describes post-abortion trauma

By Sarah Terzo Mira Dana, a psychotherapist at the Women’s Therapy Centre in London, who has spent 20 years working with post-abortive women, says: “There are three general reactions women display after an abortion and on coming home from the hospital. (1) Euphoria…an expression of the feeling of relief and freedom at having solved a …

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Women still dealing defiantly with her abortion over 15 years later

By Dave Andrusko Renee Bracey Sherman is someone we’ve posted about several times before. Not (as she bitterly complains in her attack on pro-lifers) because me, or any other pro-lifer, are lashing out because Sherman considers that her abortion “was—and still is–the best decision I ever made”; or are “upset” because “I love myself, publicly”; …

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“Nothing in my life quite as painful as the memory of my own abortion”

By Sarah Terzo Michelle Borquez wrote a book about grief after abortion. She says of her own abortion: “There has been nothing in my life quite as painful as the memory of my own abortion. It was too painful to bear. I couldn’t even imagine myself having done such a thing. I had buried the …

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Post-Abortive woman: “Every year around the time of the abortion, I could feel a sense of sadness overtake me”

By Sarah Terzo Renée Smith had an abortion when she was 18. She writes:  While I soon healed physically from the procedure itself, it has taken many years for me to heal emotionally and spiritually. Not long after having the abortion I became depressed and withdrawn. It became difficult to engage with my daughter or …

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Olympic Champion Recalls Turning to God after ‘Traumatic’ Abortion

By Katie Yoder  Abortion supporters and media figures readily applaud Olympic athletes when they identify as “pro-choice.” But the personal stories of other Olympic stars about the tragedy of abortion should give them pause. One such story comes from Sanya Richards-Ross. The four-time gold medalist first revealed that she had an abortion in her book “Chasing …

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Abortion clinic spokesperson denies post-abortion trauma, then admits it

By Sarah Terzo Clare Murphy, a spokesperson for the British Pregnancy Advisory Service, a chain of abortion clinics in England, says there is “not a jot of evidence” that women suffer post-abortion trauma. But she says: “There will of course be women who, even if they do not regret their decision, feel devastated that this …

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Post-Abortion Syndrome: a TikTok Case Study

By Kylie Gallegos A very unfortunate video–for deniers of Post-Abortion Syndrome (PAS)–is circulating through the social media platform TikTok. TikTok is a popular app whose userbase is largely between 16-24 and whose content is short videos ranging from a few seconds long to three minutes.  The video featured a young girl lamenting her own abortion …

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Study finds that almost 74% of post-abortive women were coerced

By Sarah Terzo A study on post-abortive women found the following: 73.8% of post-abortive women surveyed admitted that they experienced at least subtle forms of pressure to terminate their pregnancies. 58.3% indicated that they decided to abort in order to make others happy. Nearly 30% of survey respondents admitted that they were afraid that they …

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