A lady has opened up on how she had 15 abortions for a man who would later break up with her.

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The businesswoman-turned-author featured in an interview with Chude Jideonwo, the media entrepreneur.

She said she was courting the man she met in church and that he was working towards becoming a pastor.

The woman, who said she had birthed a son prior out of wedlock, disclosed that her partner had fixed a wedding date.

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“Fifteen abortions. My mum called me when she heard it years ago and said it’s not possible. She insisted I was just saying it so people will come. I told her it was true. If you read my book, you’d understand why I did it,” she said.

“It was just because I was naive and had the goal to get married, at which time every other thing didn’t matter. So even if I got pregnant three times for a guy and keeps saying he doesn’t want to use protection, I’d still do it.

“There’s a chapter in the book where I said I married to prove daddy wrong. I launched ‘operation get married’. That’s how the abortions happened. After 15 abortions, I still conceived and had my son.

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“It’s only now that I ask myself how I did that. For each abortion, I had said it would be the last one. And because I had a child before, I didn’t think of the consequences. I didn’t want to have another child outside wedlock.”

The woman said she initially refused to abort her 15th baby but her partner insisted he couldn’t have a pregnant bride.

She said she also couldn’t have another child out of wedlock.

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“They would just kill me. So there’s the thing that led me to it and there’s the shame. I was going to marry the guy. We met in church. We were together and fixed a wedding date. I had done 14. Remorse started setting in,” she said.

“I thought, what if I don’t have another child? I was in the choir and he was preparing to be a pastor. He said he’s never going to have a pregnant bride because of what people will say. He insisted I abort.

“I said, what if I don’t have another child? He said to leave that for him to worry about since I already have one. Anything to get me to take the baby out. The woman brought the foetus out and showed me. That killed me.

“The father didn’t come. I was depressed. Seven days after, the guy said he was done with the relationship. I didn’t hold him responsible but blamed the devil. I felt the devil was controlling him to rob me of my marital destiny.

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“I lived in denial and went to his house daily for three months. I fasted for 40 days to get the man back. I tried to kill myself. I was a mess.”

According to the woman, it took the help of another pastor to dissolve the relationship after which she slipped into depression.



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