Studies show that 64% of women who have undergone an abortion did so due to outside pressure from friends and family.
And many of these women suffer from lifelong trauma.
Now this pop superstar is breaking her silence, revealing she was pressured into having an abortion to save her career.
In a revelation that has started conversations all over the nation, pop icon Britney Spears recently shared a deeply personal story about her past abortion.
Many women, like Britney, often face regret after undergoing abortions.
And, it appears, Britney has not healed from the trauma.
“I’m sure people will hate me for this, but I agreed not to have the baby. I don’t know if that was the right decision. If it had been left up to me alone, I never would have done it. And yet Justin was so sure that he didn’t want to be a father,” Spears wrote in her soon to be released memoir. “To this day, it’s one of the most agonizing things I have ever experienced in my life.”
Britney’s revelation has raised questions about the influence of her former boyfriend, Justin Timberlake, in her decision-making process.
She has claimed that Timberlake played a significant role in their joint choice to terminate the pregnancy, highlighting the issue of abortion coercion.
Spears and Timberlake dated from 1999 to 2002.
It’s not uncommon for a woman to be pressured into terminating a pregnancy and ending the life of a precious preborn child.
In fact, studies have shown that 64% of women who have had an abortion did it because they were pressured by family, friends, boyfriends, employers, and even spouses.
Britney Spears has been in the spotlight a lot over the last decade for all the wrong reasons.
Many believe that Spears suffered a mental breakdown in 2007.
According to further research, of the 64% of women who say they were pressured into an abortion, 65% show signs of trauma – symptoms often include those of post-traumatic stress disorder.
Hopefully Britney’s courage in sharing her painful experience will empower other women to voice their stories of abortion coercion.
Her bravery in sharing her story has become a catalyst for crucial conversations, prompting both pro-life and pro-choice advocates to engage in a discourse that could create important change.
We hope that Britney Spears can find some peace with her past and see a brighter future.
Pro-Life Press will keep you up-to-date on any developments to this ongoing story.