14 Jul '14, 2pm

New Post: “Why I Use Birth Control”: 10 Women Speak Up

Just a couple of days ago, a friend of mine put on her Facebook page a disturbing status about how women who are on birth control are all sluts. Little did she know I use birth control because my uterus is misshapen, causing it to have pockets where blood gets caught. This makes my periods ten times worse than most women's. Birth control allows me to go about my life without being interrupted by three to five days of being completely bedridden. Dianna Anderson I am no longer on birth control for medical reasons (higher risk of clots in my family), but when I was on it, I used it because I didn't want to get pregnant while working full time, writing full time, and living as a single woman. My insurance covered it (for a short time) with a $25 co-pay at Planned Parenthood. Jenna I'm a virgin. On birth control. As a 20-something single, I know I'm going against the norm, even...

Full article: http://rachelheldevans.com/blog/why-i-use-birth-control

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