Resources: post-abortive trauma in men
- Wed, Mar 24, 2010
I am experiencing anxiety and guilt feelings over my wife using the Pill. How can I deal with this guilt?
Question from a reader:
I am experiencing a high level of anxiety and guilt feelings over my wife using the Pill, even though it was only for one month. I didn’t know the information I do now about the possible abortifacient effect of the pill. How can I deal with this guilt?
There are two victims in an abortion—one dead, one damaged. If you have been damaged by an abortion, this appendix is written for you. And if you are a man who has been involved in an abortion decision—whether it concerned your girlfriend, wife, daughter, sister, friend, counselee, or parishioner—it is also for you.
Naomi Wolf looks to her conscience in responding to the attempts of society to rationalize and justify her abortion:
We don’t have to lie to ourselves about what we are doing at such a moment. Let us at least look with clarity ...
- Sat, Dec 01, 2007
It’s like the tip of an iceberg, a sharp, damaging, external protrusion that, no matter how much pain it inflicts, only represents the much bigger problem beneath the surface. What is so fierce that it can sink the seemingly hardiest of men, or at least flood a chamber of his heart and debilitate him for life? Abortion.
- Sun, Sep 16, 2001
I am not a brave person. More often than not, when God has a difficult assignment for me, I pull a Moses: “I can’t, Lord!...why me???” Recently He gave me a chance to stretch a little... I needed a root canal. To put it mildly, I wasn’t thrilled at the prospect. Yet I made the appointment, knowing I didn’t really have a reasonable alternative.
- Sat, Jan 18, 1997
When I was 17, I found myself apart from my family, involved in an unhealthy relationship with a man and pregnant-which was something I didn’t want to think about or deal with.