Failed chemical abortion: Denisha’s story

A strong, determined, single mom raised me. In my 40s, I learned a piece of my story that I wasn't aware of until now. In October of 1975, my mom found out that she was pregnant with me. In December, she chose to have a complete DNC abortion. By February, she...

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Claire’s Miraculous Survival: April Survivor of the Month

Growing up in a Christian home as the daughter of missionaries to Costa Rica and Mexico, Claire and her younger sister knew more than anything that they were wanted, chosen and so very, deeply loved. They both also knew they were adopted, and if they ever decided to...

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POST-ABORTION SURVIVOR SYNDROME: SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS

Did you know that siblings who have lost a brother or sister to abortion can present with Post Abortion Survivor Syndrome? This month, as we highlight twin survivor, Claire Culwell, and talk about the grief that comes for surviving twins, we think it’s also important...

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Becoming….REAL

From Melissa's blog, published January 15, 2021. We thought this was such a timely post, as we focus this month on self-worth and self-love. Survivor or not, we're suspecting you can relate to this. We hope you're encouraged by it. And as always, if you're a survivor,...

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New Year, New Year’s Resolutions…or Are They?

'Tis the season. For all things new year related, especially resolutions. There's something powerful about anything new. A fresh start. A goal. A desire to finally meet. Resolutions, we have a few here at The Abortion Survivors Network. Although, like maybe you've...

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The Healing Power of Community

By Denisha Workizer, Healing Program Coordinator, and Founder/Director of Reclaimed Story Community Fosters Healing I remember the day like it was yesterday. The rush of adrenaline made my arms and legs go numb. An empty, hollow feeling surged through my stomach. I...

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