Jessica DelBalzo

Jessica DelBalzo is an activist writer from Flemington, NJ.  Her work has appeared in Open Salon as an Editor’s Pick, as well as in Clamor Magazine, Countercurrents, and Eclectica, and her essay on reproductive exploitation is featured in the Opposing Viewpoints series on adoption.  

My Happy Abortion: One Woman’s Guilt-Free Story

As a young twenty-something, I welcomed two very wanted, well-loved babies into the world.  Once things began to deteriorate between their father and I, I knew without a doubt that any future pregnancy we faced would be terminated. In October 2010, I had an abortion.