From Relief To Regret: Readers' Experiences Of Abortion

One in three women will have an abortion in their lifetime, yet it is rarely talked about.

For some, making the decision can be traumatic and have a long-lasting effect. For others, it is an empowering, life-changing choice.

You have been sharing your experiences of abortion with us 50 years after the 1967 Abortion Act was passed.

'I felt relieved, buoyant and really happy'

Louise in London: "When I was 23 I found out I was pregnant. I have never regretted having an abortion. It helped cement my views on not wanting children.

"At first I put my lack of period down to stress. It felt like I had really bad PMT. Then one day at work I had to lie on the floor because I was so tired. I wondered what was wrong with me, and then the penny dropped.

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