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Sixteen and Pregnant–How I Chose Between Adoption and Parenting

My name is Christie. When I was a sophomore in high school, I was overcome with what I’d now call infatuation. Although, at 15-years-old, I thought it was love. He was a few years older than me and all I could see were his positive traits: talented, smart, good looking, and creative with art and music. […]

I Chose A Boy Over My Baby and I Regret it Every Day

This true story was submitted to us by Stephanie C. via social media.  My name is Stephanie. I grew up in a large and loving family. I was close to my parents, and I had a very normal childhood. We never went without. It wasn’t like my parents would reject me for getting pregnant. On […]

Teen Pregnancy – A Blessing, Not A Curse

This true story was submitted to us by Danzel.  “I was 15 years old. I was going to the doctor to schedule a much needed back surgery. Because of my age, they automatically did a pregnancy test, which to my surprise, came back positive. My mom was in the room with me. I remember she […]

Grace’s Story

The following story comes from Women’s Choice Center in Bettendorf, IA. My name is Grace and I’m eighteen years old. I found out I was pregnant at the age of sixteen. My boyfriend and I decided to keep the baby. We love our little girl. She’s my entire life. I’ve sacrificed so much for her, […]

Abortion, Adoption & the Heroes I Met Along the Way

We live in a society where we are taught a huge lie, that sex is like a drug and one of the side effects of that drug is a child. Sex has become one of the main ingredients in selling movies and music videos. Our kids’ childhood heroes aren’t read about in books anymore, they […]