The Weight of Abortion

“It just feels like he gets to go on with his life and be happy.” Some women feel like the weight of their abortion solely rests on them. Their partners and families seem minimally affected, if even at all. It feels isolating, as if the burden of guilt and shame …

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Abortion: Wounded but Healed

Participants in post-abortion healing groups are sometimes asked to describe the wound sustained from their abortions. Word pictures are often used. “A teacup that’s been smashed into little pieces” “Barbed wire wrapped around my heart” “A chain that lets me go a short distance but always drags me back” “A …

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Restore Groups

Joining a Restore small group can be a wonderful way to feel supported as one learns to work through the emotions and effects of a previous abortion. Recently, three women shared their experiences of how being in a Restore small group has made a lasting impact in their lives. “Before …

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