Table of Contents for “Forbidden Grief: The Unspoken Pain of Abortion”

Table of Contents

FOREWORD by Dr. Laura Schlessinger


CHAPTER ONE: Gina’s Story

CHAPTER TWO: Hiding the Truth

CHAPTER THREE: Forbidding the Grief

CHAPTER FOUR: A Time to Grieve, A Time to Heal

CHAPTER FIVE: Maternal Confusion

CHAPTER SIX: Mind Games: The Use and Misuse of Defense Mechanisms

CHAPTER SEVEN: Connections to the Past

CHAPTER EIGHT: Abortion as a Traumatic Experience

CHAPTER NINE: Memories Unleashed

CHAPTER TEN: Reenacting Trauma

CHAPTER ELEVEN: Repeat Abortions

CHAPTER TWELVE: Sexual Abuse and Abortion

CHAPTER THIRTEEN: Something Inside Has Died: Booze, Drugs, Sex, and Suicide


CHAPTER FIFTEEN: What’s Eating You? Abortion and Eating Disorders

CHAPTER SIXTEEN: Paradise Lost: Abortion and Ruined Relationships

CHAPTER SEVENTEEN: No Choice, Hard Choice, Wrong Choice

CHAPTER EIGHTEEN: The Labor of Grief and Birth of Freedom

APPENDIX A: The Politics of Trauma

APPENDIX B: The Complexity and Distortions of Post-Abortion Research

APPENDIX C: The Elliot Institute Survey: Psychological Reactions Reported After Abortion

APPENDIX D: Resources




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