I wasn’t in a good place mentally of financially, living with my partner’s parents and struggling to hold down a job and function. In everyday life, my relationship was on the rocks also. I had to make the difficult decision to put myself and my mental health first. I do not regret it but I didn’t feel I could talk to others about it due to stigma. The experience was extremely difficult. This is an important conversation for everyone to start talking about. Your body, your choice. Give yourself love and compassion.

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