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REP Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-18-04 06:24 AM
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19. See Study Posted Above
There have been many studies; I have posted one above. I can provide more if you like, but they all come to the same conclusion: abortion has no significant long-term emotional sequelae in women who were psychologically normal before their abortion. Women with negative emotional sequelae tend to have been psychologically abnormal before their abortion.

You can see the same abnormal grief reactions in infertile or subfertile women who wish to become pregnant over IVF/GIFT cycles that fail or even phantom pregnancies. Is their grief real? Of course. Is it a normal reaction? No.
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  -Adoption: Safe, Legal and Rare REP  Dec-01-04 04:03 AM   #0 
  - short answer? because in their minds, women are vessels, not people.  politicat   Dec-01-04 04:26 AM   #1 
  - More Links  REP   Dec-02-04 02:48 AM   #7 
  - Why are you so against adoption as a choice for women?  ac8916   Jan-11-05 01:44 AM   #31 
  - My story  cjmr   Dec-01-04 06:41 PM   #2 
  - I'm sorry about your grief.  Jackie97   Dec-01-04 11:12 PM   #4 
  - plenty of women suffer as a result of childbirth too  Djinn   Dec-01-04 11:25 PM   #5 
  - Seek Therapy  REP   Dec-02-04 02:46 AM   #6 
  - Sorry, the original post just really pissed me off.  cjmr   Dec-02-04 09:32 AM   #9 
     - If Scientific Data Piss You Off, Please Seek Help  REP   Dec-03-04 03:48 AM   #13 
        - Scientific data regularly piss me off...  cjmr   Dec-03-04 04:13 PM   #15 
           - Look  Elise   Dec-30-04 09:32 PM   #24 
              - Yes, She Brought Her Agenda To This Thread  REP   Dec-31-04 09:33 PM   #25 
  - so if you had continued the pregnancy and put the child up for  RUDUing2   Dec-02-04 08:37 AM   #8 
  - Let me try this again...  cjmr   Dec-02-04 10:09 AM   #10 
     - I don't think that most people think that abortion never causes  RUDUing2   Dec-02-04 10:35 AM   #11 
     - Help Me Out Here  REP   Dec-03-04 03:53 AM   #14 
     - Please show me where  China_cat   Dec-20-04 06:07 PM   #21 
  - I'm sorry for your grief, but that is an abnormal reaction.  politicat   Dec-04-04 10:28 PM   #16 
  - I think cjmr has a valid point.  StoryTeller   Dec-17-04 11:56 AM   #17 
     - I'm not blowing it off.  politicat   Dec-17-04 09:21 PM   #18 
     - See Study Posted Above  REP   Dec-18-04 06:24 AM   #19 
     - I'm not dismissing her experience, or anyone's  WildClarySage   Dec-20-04 10:07 AM   #20 
     - My daughter died at 5 days of age 38 years ago.  China_cat   Dec-20-04 06:11 PM   #22 
  - It's all about saving the baaaabeeee to them.  Jackie97   Dec-01-04 11:08 PM   #3 
  - Thank-you for posting this  Modem Butterfly   Dec-02-04 07:33 PM   #12 
  - Thank you  genevat   Jan-02-05 11:07 PM   #27 
  - adoption is a sacred cow in our society  NorthernSpy   Dec-26-04 01:11 AM   #23 
     - I Agree With Both  REP   Dec-31-04 09:47 PM   #26 
     - I did ;)  iverglas   Jan-06-05 03:35 PM   #28 
     - And I'd like to buy that cow....  Jackie97   Jan-06-05 09:50 PM   #29 
        - "Domestic Adoption "Baby Boom" - Exploiting Women and Families in America"  REP   Jan-07-05 05:22 AM   #30 
           - Adoption is a viable alternative that may be right for some.  ac8916   Jan-11-05 01:56 AM   #32 
           - my perspective differs from most people's  NorthernSpy   Jan-11-05 03:17 AM   #33 
           - Yeah, but...  Jackie97   Jan-11-05 11:23 AM   #35 
              - I think that responsiblity goes further than material goods  WildClarySage   Jan-11-05 03:00 PM   #36 
                 - That sums up the way I feel.  Jackie97   Jan-11-05 03:05 PM   #37 
           - How Many Rich Women Giving Up Babies For Poor Infertile Couples?  REP   Jan-12-05 03:42 AM   #38 
           - Good article.  Jackie97   Jan-11-05 11:10 AM   #34 
              - ...  genevat   Jan-14-05 09:20 AM   #39 
              - orphanages  iverglas   Jan-14-05 09:46 AM   #40 
 

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