Anonymous asked: How can you be pro choice. why should anybody have the option to terminate a life. you should be ashamed, just think you might have not been here if you parents decide to abort you.
1. Where did this come from? I must be skipping something I recently posted on my blog about being pro choice.
Never mind, found it. http://chanzlyn.tumblr.com/post/25567407863/inday-en-en-no-you-had-sex-with-a-girl-when
2. We should have that option because it is our bodies. It is our life. If I can’t support a child, if I can’t give a child the proper time, care, and necessities it needs, why should I give birth to it and put it in a home when there are so many more kids out there trying to find a family to call their own?
What if I was raped? I don’t want to have a child and tell them that their father was nothing but a rapist. I don’t want to have a child I didn’t intend to have with someone that I never cared for.
What if it is a medical condition? That if I had a child, I would die? What if I abort the child so that I can live instead? Is that not okay to not want to die just yet? To not be able to discuss with a doctor for future options if I really wanted kids?
And if I kept the child that would mean I’d have to drop out of school, get a low paying job right away to support an unintended (or unwanted) child on the way and not be able to get ahead in life. I would have to stop working at a certain point and rely on other people to support me and a baby.
On top of that, I can’t even fully support myself right now with bills, but thanks to school grants and loans, I can. So, if I can’t even take care of myself to full capacity, why should I allow myself to have a child that will only have a harder time with life since it will be harder for me? And since I’d have a kid, there goes my loans and grants since I’d have to drop out of school to raise a child, so life would just get worse.
3. My parents didn’t decide to abort me so that isn’t an issue for me. My parents both wanted me so they kept me. I don’t think of stuff that “could have been” rather I think about the future of what can be done. Yes, my parents could have but the point is, they didn’t so that isn’t a topic that I can honestly care for. (Yes, I commend those parents that had an ‘accidental’ baby. I congratulate you all for being able to support your child. Hell, I know that some of my friend’s were ‘accidents’ but they are some of the best people I’ve ever met. Their parents were able to do it but that doesn’t mean that I can do it. I have faith that I can live alone and be fine. I don’t have faith that I can raise a child at this point in my life. I don’t have faith that I know anything about parenting. I’m barely out of my teens, I’ve only been away from my family for a couple of years, how I can I all of a sudden understand all there is about children?)
As I said, I congratulate every parents out there that kept their little ‘accident’s, especially those that were able to get through life just fine and that their children are amazing. I’m not any of you, I can’t do it. Not now, at least. I’m still a kid myself. I’m not prepared for what the end of college has for me let alone what a child would have for me.
Don’t lecture me like you know me. Don’t lecture me like you think you know everything.
A woman should be able to do with her body and her life as she damn well pleases.
Abortion isn’t just about removing a fetus, it is about being able to keep your life. Why should you have to give up your life to a child you didn’t intend to have, let alone wanted, in the first place?
Yes, call me selfish, but it is that’s how I see it. I wouldn’t want to give up what I’m doing with my life right now for a child that I didn’t want in the first place.
(Note: I’m not saying kids are terrible/bad/etc, I’m saying that you can do whatever you want with your own body. With your own life. I don’t want kids right now, I want to graduate from college, I want to get a stable job, I want to be able to pay off my debts and be able to support myself just fine before I bring a life into this world. A child shouldn’t have to face such hardships at such a young age in a time where the parents can really push themselves to be better people, people that their kids can look up to, people that would want their kids to also be better than them.)
People need to shut their mouths about how other people view certain topics. That’s how we see things, it is what makes us, us. You can put your views out on the table but when you SHAME me because of my own thoughts, well, you can go fuck yourself.