"The consequences of today are determined by the actions of the past. To change your future, alter your decisions today." Introduction:
Fear is the reason why abortion is the first choice for many girls. Unplanned pregnancies can lead to a quick uninformed decision that can alter the rest of your life. Abortion is like the death penalty. Once it’s done, it’s done. There should be nothing sad about giving life. We were all given life. Yes, the path of an unplanned pregnancy can be difficult, but abortion may not be the answer. Before anyone makes an irreversible decision, they should ask themselves, is it worth it? Knowing why abortion shouldn’t be a first option, the affects of it, and considering how your future will be without it might help change your mind. Body:
Merriam Webster defines an abortion as the removal of an embryo or fetus from the uterus in order to end a pregnancy. When you find out that you are expecting a child that you did not plan for, it seems like the end of your life and dreams. So, often times, young girls will choose to have an abortion, but that’s not the only choice. Choosing to parent is an option. Parenting is the most difficult but most rewarding job in the world. You can talk to your parents about their choice to give you life. They are probably glad they made the decision to parent. There is help and support for parents who are unprepared. You may find out that you will not be alone. You do not have to give up on your dreams, but it may take a little longer to achieve. Your child can be your motivation. Getting a chance to love and nurture a child, your child, is a gift to you that never ends. Adoption is another popular option. Giving your child away to a loving family is an amazing sacrifice. There are so many couples who are unable to have a child but are willing to parent someone else’s child. People choose adoption for the same reason they would choose an abortion. Today, many adoptions are open,...
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