I met my boyfriend in college. I was in my first year and he was in his third year. I had a crush on him when college started, we both were from the same city, so it was easy for us to bond. He was helping in our fresher’s party, that's when I started talking to him. We exchanged numbers and talked overnight then came to college just to see each other. He'd drop hints here and there, so did I.
Everyone in college told me not to date him as he had a very bad history with girls, using them and leaving them heartbroken. But I was always attracted to bad boys and he seemed to be perfect for me. When we started talking, he seemed the opposite of everything I had heard. We had a lot in common. We both had had a bad childhood and that's where we bonded; it felt like someone was finally able to understand what I went through. We started dating after a week of talking to each other.
Our relationship was perfect. He was the best boyfriend any girl could have. Within weeks of dating, I moved in with him. It was the best time of my life. I decided to take our relationship to the next level and I lost my virginity to him. It was going all well. We met each other's families, we'd hang out at each other's houses when we were in our hometown.
After staying together for 8 months, I dropped college and moved back to our hometown. I decided I wanted to do something else and I couldn't stay that far from home.
After almost a month of moving back I was 6-7 days late but I thought it was no big issue because I was experiencing irregular periods for the last 3-4 months. But after I did not have periods for 3 more days I thought of taking a test at home. I thought it was impossible because I haven't seen my boyfriend for almost a month and the last time when he was here, I took a test just to be sure. So, I took a test and to my horror, it came out to be positive and I was freaking out. I took two more tests just to be sure and both of them turned out to be positive.
I called my boyfriend and told him that I was pregnant. I had thought he would leave me and react badly but he didn’t. He surprised me! He was as shocked as I was but he acted with maturity. He calmed me down and asked me if I wanted to keep the baby or not, if yes, then it's okay because he loved me and will be with me no matter what. But I said no because I was too young and not ready for it yet. He told me that we're in this together and we'll find a way out. It made me fall in love more with him.
Then after telling him, I didn't know anything related to abortion. I thought of telling it to my mother but I was scared of how will she react. After thinking a lot, I decided to tell her. After she came back home from work and told her that I wanted to talk to her. I sat beside her and just said, 'You've always helped me with everything and I come to you with all my problems’. Before I could even complete the sentence she said, 'Are you pregnant?' (She knew everything about my boyfriend). I just shook my head and told her and started crying. She hugged me tight and told me it'll be fine. She took me to the doctor next day and soon got pills and everything for my abortion. She took good care of me and talked to my boyfriend told him everything was fine. That's when I realized that I'm the luckiest person on this earth that I have such a supportive and loving mother and boyfriend. It has been almost 6 years since that happened and we are still in a very happy relationship.
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Published on Apr 17, 2017