Explore Emotions

Exploring your feelings is an important part of working through your abortion experience. People will experience a variety of emotions and at different levels of intensity. The following tools and exercises can be used to help you explore your emotions.

Post Feelings

Scroll through the list of emotions and choose the ones that best describe how you feel. This allows you to anonymously submit what you are feeling and consider how others are feeling.

  • Wounded
  • Used
  • Unloved
  • Ugly
  • Tortured
  • Stuck
  • Struggling
  • Sick
  • Sad
  • Resentful
  • Regretful
  • Rage
  • Obsessed
  • Numb
  • Mourning
  • Miserable
  • Jealous
  • Isolated
  • Impatient
  • Heartbroken
  • Haunted
  • Guilty
  • Grieving
  • Exhausted
  • Depressed
  • Dead
  • Changed
  • Broken
  • Betrayed
  • Ashamed
  • Anxious
  • Alone
  • Angry
  • Helpless
  • Heartbroken
  • Healing
  • Frustrated
  • Exhausted
  • Empowered
  • Depressed
  • Changed
  • Capable
  • Broken
  • Betrayed
  • Beaten
  • Anxious
  • Angry
  • Alone
  • Afraid
  • Angry
  • Afraid
  • Afraid
  • Alive
  • Afraid
  • Afraid
  • Raped
  • Raped
  • Raped
  • Optimistic
  • Nurtured
  • Numb
  • Numb
  • Numb
  • Numb
  • Numb
  • Numb
  • Isolated
  • Guilty
  • Guilty
  • Guilty
  • Guilty
  • Guilty
  • Guilty
  • Guilty
  • Guilty
  • Frustrated
  • Grateful
  • Frozen
  • Free
  • Fragile
  • Forgiven
  • Exhausted
  • Fake
  • Empty
  • Changed
  • Broken
  • Betrayed
  • Ashamed
  • Angry
  • Alone
  • Beaten
  • Beaten
  • Ashamed
  • Ashamed
  • Anxious
  • Angry
  • Alone
  • Alone
  • Alive
  • Afraid
  • Afraid
  • Afraid
  • Alive
  • Alive
  • Afraid
  • Afraid
  • Broken
  • Broken
  • Ashamed
  • Anxious
  • Anxious
  • Angry
  • Alone
  • Alone
  • Alive
  • Afraid
  • Afraid
  • Anxious
  • Angry
  • Calm
  • Angry
  • Anxious
  • Empty
  • Discouraged
  • Depressed
  • Dead
  • Ashamed
  • Broken
  • Broken
  • Angry
  • Ashamed
  • Free
  • Free
  • Depressed
  • Degraded
  • Confused
  • Dead
  • Broken
  • Beaten
  • Ashamed
  • Angry
  • Alone
  • Alone
  • Alone
  • Alone
  • Alone
  • Alone
  • Alive
  • Wounded
  • Worthless
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Post Artwork

You're invited to explore your feelings through art. Feel free to explore whatever comes to mind or is in your heart.

If you wish to share your art with others, you can submit it to the Web facilitator anonymously. You may upload as many pieces of art as you like.

Upload artwork from your device. We prefer .JPG or .PDF

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Artwork can be viewed on the Stories Page.

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Write A Poem

You're invited to explore your feelings through poetry. If you wish to share your poem with others, you can submit it to the Web Facilitator anonymously.

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Create a Journal Entry

You’re invited to explore your emotions through a journal entry or entries. Use the space below to create an entry.