“Turning Point in Your Life”
About three years ago I made a very stupid decision of having unprotected sex, being a teenager you will never think about the consequences of your actions. That is why it leads me into being pregnant at the age of sweet sixteen. I was seven weeks pregnant at the time and throwing up everywhere in sight. Being so ignorant, I did not want to force the facts that I might become a mother and I knew this was not a problem I can just wish and it will disappear.
Once I knew there was a life growing inside of me, I had to get some help, but I was too scared to have someone sticking by my side and saying, “It’s going to be alright.” It was just so important for me to keep it to myself, but I couldn’t even do that. I knew it was important for me to keep the child. So, when I tried telling someone, it just blew directly back in my face. All my family members wanted me to have an abortion. It was very important to them because I felt that all t
I knew in my heart that I did not want to kill an innocent life, which had nothing to do with my mistakes of having unprotected sex. hey cared about was the family"tms repetition. If I did have the child, would I ever be a good mother and still be able to be a teenager I ask myself that everyday and I don"tmt ever think I will be able to find out those answers. So really I made three mistakes, which I will always remember and helped me turn my life around. To conclusion to my turning point essay, I learned that one little mistake you make could take another life away. It was important for me to put my happiness aside to make other happy, that is why I learned that sometimes it is okay to make mistakes, but it is not right to lie to yourself, because it just adds more pain. Now, I learned that it would have been really hard to have a child at a young age, but it is also hard to deal with the pain of losing someone at a young age. Never have sex just to make your boyfriend happy, do it when you"tmre ready, now when you think you"tmre in love. I went and took the truth from myself, thinking I was the one wanting the abortion not my parents. To be proud of the life I have NOW!. I went against what I really believed in, which was not to take an innocent life away. All that matter, was for me to have an abortion as soon as possible. Even though, it was wrong for me to have unprotected sex, it was also wrong for not having the baby, but then again it was good also. So, I gave Nguyen, Page 2them their wish, and went to get an abortion all the way in San Jose on June 15 of 1999. I tried to make my parents understand how it was so important to keep the child and how I knew I made a mistake, and I needed them to stick by my side and help me, but they were not trying to listen to whatever I was saying.