To the woman who talked me out of having an abortion
By Taryn de Vere
May 11, 2017
These raw, powerful experiences were relayed recently to Taryn de Vere by 'Claire' - whose name has been changed to protect her privacy...
"I was a lone parent with one child and no family support. I received €222.80 a week from social welfare to cover the cost of housing, clothing and feeding me and my child.
I already had one abusive man in my life at the point I found out I was pregnant and thanks to you now I have two.
I came to you with a crisis pregnancy and unbeknownst to me you were anti choice. I actually remember you telling me that I “couldn’t possibly” have an abortion, as if the choice was yours to make.
Continued at link: Her: https://www.her.ie/contributor/woman-talked-abortion-346570