THEME 8: A DIFFICULT CHOICE
Abortion is a right all girls and women have. If you are dealing with an unplanned pregnancy, you must select:
To continue the pregnancy or to have an abortion.
This is a serious and difficult choice for most people, regardless of views on abortion. First of all, because of the short deadline. Second, it is a choice that can not be undone.
A decision means saying yes to something and no to something else. This can often be painful. There are emotional, ethical and practical factors.
Step on the way to a decision
• Organize the feelings
• Be realistic. This has actually happened.
• Get an overview. What are the possibilities?
• Assess the various options and their consequences.
To make a decision, it may be advantageous to bring up the arguments that pulls in each direction.
What would be crucial if you were to make the decision?