The nervous 18-year-old girl sat close to her boyfriend, clinging to his hand as though it were a life preserver.
“If my parents find out I’m pregnant,” she said. “They’ll kill me.”
Having spent 10 years helping women as they wrestle with pregnancy decisions, I’ve heard this phrase countless times. Most women do not pursue abortion lightly. They consider it because they feel desperate.
Here’s the thing: no matter if it’s a woman considering abortion, or someone else we are trying to reach out to, there’s a certain surprising character quality which is required of us if we’re going to make a difference.
Read more at my guest post here: pregnancyhelpnews.com.