Forty-three years ago, the Supreme Court ruled that abortion was legal, but the controversial issue is still hotly debated today. The stigma associated with abortion is alive and well, causing many women who have had them to stay silent.
Whether you consider yourself pro-life or pro-choice, learning more about abortion from women who have actually had one can help you better understand the issue. In a series of anonymous confessions using the Whisper app, women who terminated their pregnancies share how it has affected them. Their experiences range from feeling guilt years later to discovering motivation they didn't know they had.
You can read some of their confessions below: