Im 17 and I found out 2 weeks ago that I'm pregnant. I am afraid to tell my boyfriend he might make me have an abortion. He doesn't want kids until at least 22. I would never, ever get an abortion, but I don't know what to do and I'm so scared?

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Tom  Jackson Profile
Tom Jackson answered

There are laws that exist that address such unanticipated consequences.

Now that you are pregnant, those laws are there to protect your child once he or she is born.

What your boyfriend wants or wanted will be subject to the law, not his preferences.

For goodness sake, tell your parents----You will need their support as you go forward.

And no, this is not the end of the world for you.

Walt O'Reagun Profile
Walt O'Reagun answered

Nobody can MAKE you get an abortion.

It doesn't matter what he wants.
If you have the child, you are BOTH responsible for that child (unless you give it up for adoption) until it is 18.

So the first thing you should do, is tell your parents.

The second thing, is tell your boyfriend.

The third thing, is get a family attorney because you're going to have to get legal for things like child support and visitation/custody.

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Ella Kirk
Ella Kirk commented
Thanks! I will look into that in the coming days... :)
Yin And Yang
Yin And Yang commented
Walt is right. If there is nothing in writing and signed by a judge, he has every right (as you do) to take your child and leave.
Ella Kirk
Ella Kirk commented
Thanks, I'm looking into that on Thursday :)

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