My boyfriend wanted me to have an abortion.

My boyfriend wanted me to have an abortion.
Overwhelmed. Pressured. Anxious. Angry. Lost. Hurt. Panicked. Sad. Confused. Every woman who has faced an unplanned pregnancy will tell you she rode a roller coaster of emotion. I know that I did. One moment she was absolutely panicked, and the next angry; from laughing with her friends, with no thought to her situation, to crying, unsure what to d...
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Love Should Not Hurt

Love Should Not Hurt
  When two people love, respect, and trust one another, relationships can be a wonderful, fulfilling, beneficial thing. However, when any of these key components are missing, relationships can slowly or quickly escalate into unhealthy situations. Because romantic relationships are so personal and intimate, they have the power to either be wond...
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Pregnancy Symptoms: What to do?

Not sure I am pregnant or not? What to do?
  The rate at which you experience pregnancy symptoms will vary for each woman. Every woman is different when it comes to the symptoms she may experience, and every pregnancy is different. You may have morning sickness with one pregnancy and have no symptoms at all with the second pregnancy. Typically, you will start having symptoms at about f...
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How can I afford diapers?

How can I afford diapers?
I remember asking that question many times. I was eighteen years old and, my babies father had left us, and I was trying to figure all of this mom thing out. My daughter had plenty of clothing and food, but when it came down to diapering her, I just wasn't so sure. That's what kept me up at night as a young and scared single mom. Asking for help wa...
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Is abortion my only option?

Is abortion my only option?
Scared. Overwhelmed. Pressured. Anxious. Angry. Lost. Hurt. Panicked. Sad. Confused. Backed in a Corner.  Every woman who has faced an unintended pregnancy will tell you she rode a roller coaster of emotion. I know I did. I had every single feeling above and many others.  One moment she was panicked, and the next angry; from lau...
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Choices in Life are Hard

Choices in Life are Hard
Overwhelmed. Pressured. Anxious. Angry. Lost. Hurt. Panicked. Sad. Confused. Every woman who has faced an unplanned pregnancy will tell you she rode a roller coaster of emotion. One moment she was panicked, and the next angry; from laughing with her friends, with no thought to her situation, to crying, unsure what to do next. It is normal. Not comf...
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Are You Looking for a Mentor?

Are You Looking for a Mentor?
  Are you interested in finding a group of women that you can talk with and lean on while you are waiting for the arrival of your baby or during motherhood? Do you want to have a mentor that you can ask questions to, talk with you, and check in on you as you are navigating what it means and looks like to be a mother? Then our Step Program if f...
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Will Having a Baby Ruin My Life?

connecting with help Will Having a Baby Ruin My Life?
You just went to the local convenience store to purchase a pregnancy test. If only you had a place to go to and to find out if you are pregnant in total privacy. Going to the store in itself was stressful enough watching every corner to see if you saw someone you knew. You just took a pregnancy test. Time seems to move in slow motion as you wait fo...
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My Friend Thinks She's Pregnant

My Friend Thinks She's Pregnant
When your friend tells you she's pregnant, what do you do? Maybe she texted you last night or quietly told you while hanging out. Likely, she is confused and worried about her future. You want to support her, but you're not sure what to say or do next. Finding out you are unexpectedly pregnant is difficult, complicated, and traumatic. And you want ...
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Domestic violence should not happen to anybody. For any reason. Ever.

Domestic violence should not happen to anybody. For any reason. Ever.
Domestic violence is a pattern of behavior used to gain or maintain power and control over an intimate partner. Domestic violence can happen to anyone regardless of gender, ethnicity, age, education, or religion. It can happen to couples who are married, living together, or in a dating relationship. Domestic violence should not happen to anybody. F...
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How do I tell my parents that I am pregnant?

How do I tell my parents that I am pregnant?

First, before deciding how you will tell your parents that you are pregnant, start by booking an appointment at the Pregnancy Resource Center to confirm your pregnancy, have an ultrasound to determine how far along you are, and meet with someone to talk through all of your options. (All services are at no cost to you) 

Ok, let’s be honest…telling your parents that you are pregnant is not a conversation that either you or your parents want to have. It’s perfectly normal to experience extreme fear and anxiety about telling them something that you know will disappoint them. When I ended up telling my mom for the first time she guessed before I even told her. 

But you will get through it. 

Likely, they will be upset, but they will survive the news. It is not the end of the world even though in the heat of the moment it may feel like total devastation. 

So, how do I break the news that I am pregnant? 

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