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Avenue Women’s Center Reviews, March 2019

March is here, which means spring is right around the corner! Here at Avenue Women’s Center, we love springtime. The change in the season means the sun is out, we can open our doors and windows to smell the fresh air, and all of the beautiful flowers and trees are starting to bloom!

Does Forgiveness Play a Role in Your Abortion Decision?

Women consider abortion for a wide variety of reasons. While some are confident about their decision and have no reservations, others might grapple with their feelings and thoughts about abortion. Some women may feel an abortion decision goes against their conscience and end up seeking forgiveness from themselves, their partner, their families, or their faith. Others may feel certain and secure about an abortion as their best decision. If you’re considering an abortion, what role is forgiveness playing in your decision?

“My Partner Didn’t Do His Part to Prevent Pregnancy”

An unexpected pregnancy can happen even if a woman is cautious to prevent it. You follow your birth control method carefully. You keep track of your ovulation and menstruation cycles to understand when you’re most susceptible of becoming pregnant. You do your part in preventing pregnancy, knowing you aren’t ready to face that possibility right now in life. But what about your partner? What if you think he’s doing his part to prevent a pregnancy, but find out too late that he didn’t? How do you cope with your feelings and a possible pregnancy decision?

“Considering Abortion Because I Don’t Want to Be a Parent”

Not everyone wants to become a parent. While some women hope to have children in their future, others have different dreams in mind. For these women, an unexpected pregnancy might lead them to consider having an abortion. What are your abortion options? And what are the alternatives if you’re suddenly pregnant, but you don’t want to be a parent?

What Is Driving Your Pregnancy Decision?

In a world filled with hustle and bustle, life can often feel like an express train quickly moving from one point in time to another. The moments flip by and dissipate into blurred memories behind us. Sometimes we find ourselves wishing we could slow things down, especially during a tough choice. If you find yourself unexpectedly pregnant, you might want everything to come to a grinding halt. But your pregnancy decision is being driven forward—whether you’re ready to face it or not. What is driving your pregnancy decision? How can you make it all slow down to choose your best option?