I never thought I’d have to get an abortion as a Muslim woman – until the day I did
I stood in my bathroom and stared at the positive pregnancy test. Everything went numb.
By Anonymous on August 25, 2017
I got the pregnancy test on a whim. I couldn’t be pregnant, I told myself. We used a condom. But I hadn’t paid enough attention to sex education in high school to know if we had used it correctly – why, as a young Muslim girl who wore hijab and was a mosque leader, would I? I wasn’t going to have sex until I was married.
I had a plan already. My first time would be with a gentle Muslim prince who would rescue me from my abusive father and my co-dependent mother. He would understand and cherish me and carry me away on his white horse. It would be perfect.
Continued at source: The Tempest: https://thetempest.co/2017/08/25/life-love/love-sex/muslim-had-abortion/