Dahlia's Story

My name is Dahlia. I've been married for 7 years excellent husband and a amazing son who's six years old. I never thought something like this could happend to me, but hey! you never know...

I've been working for this company for the past 5 years and I was introduced to this guy who was a few years younger than me when I started working there. He is from Seattle and I am from North Carolina. We saw each other every year and my co-worker always telling me than he was cute and so into me but I've never listen to her because I was married and I wasn't the kind of woman who was into having an affair- No Way!! Then by some weird reason the company chose ramdomly a group of people for a training in Europe and we both ended up there.

Few days after the training a group of people went out to have a few drink everybody left but us and after a few drinks I ended up in his room. OH MY GOD!! I couldn't believe what happened! Me having an affair?? The next day I was returning home and I was filled with lots of guilt.

We mantained contact for 2 months then we saw each other again and it happened again but this time we were so drunk that while we were having sex he took his condom off and apparently I pass out because I didn't notice. I thought it wasn't going to be a problem but then I had to do some traveling and I noticed I was feeling weird. While I was doing the travel he called and told me that his doctor found out he had chlamydia- Just what I needed! Thinkin that my husband at home had it made me nauseous. Then when I came home I went to the pharmacy to buy something and I saw the pregnancy test there I bought one just in case. I was pretty darn sure I wasn't pregnant but just wanted to confirm it. I locked myself in the bathroom and to my surprise there it was- It came out positive! My head started spinning! I felt nauseous, nervous, I felt like the world was coming down on me and this was punishment for me being unfaithful! What I was going to do??? My husband had a vasectomy! 3 years ago how in the world I was going to manage this?? I felt terrible. This was on Saturday.

I couldn't believe what was happening to me just one affair and I ended up pregnant and with an STD.

On Tuesday I went to have an abortion. I never told the guy that I was pregnant. I think it was the best decision I've ever made. Everything was going to end up so bad if I hadn't do it. My husband was going to feel terrible and humiliated and I've could have lost my son.

Sometimes very bad things happen in life and we need to take care of them even if that mean we will maybe feel bad afterwards we got to think about our future.


February 9, 2007

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