Healing the Shockwaves of Abortion

Emotional Castration

by Kevin Burke, LSW

Car Wreck

From the September 12, 2014 edition of the Telegraph comes a clear and compelling presentation on the experience of a man facing an unplanned pregnancy who is trying to prevent the child’s abortion. It speaks volumes about the rights of men in “legal” abortions and the trauma men can experience. Please read and share.

Tony Perry writes:

Following the recent UK release of Obvious Child, the Daily Mail columnist Bel Mooney yesterday shared her personal experience with abortion and declared that her decision to terminate her unborn child was “no big deal”.

However, for many, abortion is a big deal that can leave regrets long after that choice is made. It is also a choice that has an impact of men an as well as women, even though the media rarely presented the experience of abortion from a male point of view. Perhaps the general assumption is that abortion doesn’t really affect men.

Perhaps I would have shared that assumption had I not lived through it myself.

Read the rest here.