unplanned pregnancy

Ask Erin: How Do I Tell My Pregnant Girlfriend That I Got Another Woman Pregnant?

Walking around with a secret is bad news for everyone involved.

She’s made all the mistakes, so you don’t have to… Ask Erin is a weekly advice column, in which Erin answers your burning questions about anything at all.

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A Love Letter To Those Whose Periods Make Them Cry

There are so many of us who look at blood-drenched underwear and see nothing but hurt. Image: Thinkstock.

[CN: pregnancy, miscarriage] Plenty of period-positive activists point out that the beauty of menstrual blood is that it’s the only blood that doesn’t arise out of trauma. What we discuss less often is the ability of menstrual blood to induce trauma.

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A Letter To My Stepdaughter

Even on our happiest days, you longed for your mom. Image: Thinkstock.

I always loved you. Even when you weren’t speaking to me. Even when you scratched my face out of a family picture. Even when you slammed the door and said, “You’re not my parent.” Even when we fought about school and grades. Even when you were a teenager and didn’t come home at night and Dad and I stayed up all night scared to death, wondering where you were.

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My Abortion Was The Turning Point In My Life

My abortion helped me turn my life around.

The gynecologist said, “Congratulations!” He sent me home with some vitamin B pills, assuming that of COURSE I was going to carry this baby to term. My heart ached and I was devastated all over again — but I knew I could not support the life of a child.

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Watch: Women are Shrieky and Weak if they Disagree with Hobby Lobby Ruling (Duh)

Oh, Fox News. We can always count on you to say the most vile things possible.

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Men Have Balls, Get Over It: The Problem with the New 'Thong Condom'

The latest condom innovation is totally unfair to men.

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LiLo, We Applaud the Bravery it took to Talk about your Miscarriage

Miscarriage is unfortunately common, but the topic is still largely taboo. Can Lindsay Lohan's public confession of her miscarriage open up the discussion for women everywhere? Is it OK to look to celebrity and reality T.V. as a source for social change?

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