Signposts: A Broken Promise

a broken promise

After the first abortion many women make themselves a promise: “never again.” It was the best decision at the time, but in the future–they resolve–things will be different. But the emotions that follow an abortion can be complex. Sometimes those emotions cause women to choose behaviors that make it hard…

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Signposts: Change in Relationships

If you have experienced an abortion, your perspectives and attitudes may change – even in your relationships. Are there ways in which you’re feeling different about yourself or others? Have you noted changes in your attitude toward relationships with others? Do you find yourself avoiding relationships, trying to keep yourself…

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A Story

There’s a reason why individuals, families, and even entire cultures preserve and share stories. It’s part of our human nature to want to be connected with each other. Through stories, we can establish and strengthen connections, teach and learn, and sometimes find meaning and comfort during challenging times in our…

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Signposts

  “Signposts” Are Normal Reactions to Abnormal Circumstances Sometimes we face experiences that are too difficult and powerful to handle the way we manage the regular stresses of life. I’m thinking of things like natural disasters, sexual abuse, or military combat. After experiencing an unusually difficult event—including abortion— people need…

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A Client Story

Many women come to Restore because they feel alone and are unable to process through all of the difficult emotions following an abortion.  Here is one woman’s experience of how she found the support she needed. Anonymous, Age 26: In her own words, she explains how she felt before coming…

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