Browsing Archive: November, 2010

Sugar Daddy

Posted by Prymface on Sunday, November 21, 2010,

Everyone knows that, in general, outcomes for teenage parents are poor. Not everyone knows that this has nothing to do with being a teenage parent (income, qualifications, employment status etc were the same at 30 for teens who miscarried according to the UK's 1970 Birth Cohort Study (1970BC)) - although people should know this and if I could achieve anything in life (apart from being the most amazing mum ever!) it would be that people understand this fact!  Also, not everyone knows that teen...
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Look After Yourself

Posted by Prymface on Wednesday, November 17, 2010,

The first time my ex ever hit me was because I bought him the wrong drink from the shop. And so he hit me. Then we went to his house, and he lifted me up onto the kitchen work top and gently nursed my bruised eye. This wasn't to say he was sorry though, it was to say that he had forgiven me, for getting it wrong.

He didn't hit me many times over the next four years but when he did it was for similar meaningless reasons. It meant that I could never put his threats down to empty promises and th...
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Guilty Secret

Posted by Prymface on Friday, November 5, 2010,

When I found out I was pregnant the first question I was asked was "Do you know what you're going to do?". "Keep it" I responded. This seemed to be the right answer. They said nothing but left me alone.  Maybe that was all I wanted.

My boyfriend said to me 'If you'd have wanted an abortion then I would have left you'.  Maybe I knew this already.

I did not enjoy being pregnant. By day I walked around in bubble, feeling numb, like a zombie, going through the motions. At night I wondered what a mi...
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