While each day there are hundreds of women facing an unexpected pregnancy and the choice about what they will do: abortion, adoption or parenting, there are just as many men facing that reality as well. And though men may not be able to legally make the choice, they can definitely play a part in the decision she makes.
If you think your partner is pregnant, the first thing we want you to know is you are not alone. Sure, the situation is difficult, but the two of you can get through this. And though you are probably experiencing fear and frustration, she needs you now more than ever. You don’t have to have all the answers, but you being there for her is something she needs now more than ever.
Most of all we want you to know that we’re here for you. We want to help you understand all the options available and to make the best choice for you. Our counselors are ready to talk with you.
Here are a few ways you can provide the support your pregnant partner needs in order to know know you’re in this together as you work out your plan.
A few things you probably should do:
A few things you probably shouldn’t do: