Does it matter if men communicate support to the mother of their children from the beginning of the pregnancy? Do men actually think that support and their presence matter during the nine month pregnancy as they wait for that beautiful baby girl or boy to adorn their world? When men have seen generational unavailability or non-involvement in their lives, does that mean it should be the norm? See our latest blog from the perspective of a father.
I was planning to have an abortion, but miscarried. Why do I feel so sad? Whether you realized it or not, the moment you found out you were pregnant an emotional bond began between you and your baby. That emotional bond was broken when you miscarried, leaving you with pregnancy loss feelings that need to be recognized and expressed.
Gateway Campus offers support to women who have had an abortion, and want to forget about it, but they can’t. Gateway serves men and women in the Raleigh, North Carolina area with trained and compassionate staff.
You’ve taken the test, a few times, and each time it says the same thing. You’re pregnant. You weren’t planning to be pregnant, you don’t want to be pregnant, but you are. And as you process all of the emotion, fear, anger, shock and guilt, the question pops into our [...]
College is something a lot of people experience, even if just so you can party on the weekends and move out of your parents’ house. It’s four years of fun, stress, and learning who you are. But what happens when you get pregnant in the middle of it? I’m [...]
I recently graduated from college, and this was not the plan. As a recent grad from college I have seen the need first hand for a pregnancy and sexual health resource center. One of the biggest things I noticed while a student, and also post graduation, has been the [...]
I’ve Made Up My Mind I AM Having an Abortion, so the sooner the better, right? Many times when a woman is faced with an unplanned pregnancy, she feels a strong sense of urgency to make an immediate decision, to solve the problem as quickly and painlessly as possible.
So there you are in your bathroom, anxiously watching the timer on your phone count down. You hear the ding; you hesitantly look; and…. One line…. Negative. The first rush of feeling is relief. But then - wait a minute.
When was the last time you said something you quickly regretted and wished you could have erased the damaging words from the memory of the targeted person? Or when was the last time you quickly sent a damaging missive via email, a text, or Instagram as an emotional response and wished there was a button that could have intercepted the hurtful missive before it landed in the intended target’s message box?