Signposts: Physical Tension

Physical responses of our body – for example, tightened stomach muscles, a clenched jaw, suddenly realizing you’re holding your breath – these can be indications that something inside is trying to get our attention. Does this sound at all familiar to you? Physical indicators may be a sign of an…

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Abortion Reminders

            “Abortions will not let you forget. You remember the children you got that you did not get,” * I encountered Gwendolyn Brooks’ poem “the mother” recently on Poetry Foundation’s website. Isn’t it true that abortion reminders are always lurking, appearing in the moments when…

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Abortion Discussions

            Women who contact Restore often ask, “I feel so uncomfortable when the topic of abortion is discussed. What can I do?” You’re at a party with friends and the subject of abortion comes up. At the dinner table with family someone mentions a story…

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