I got the morning after pill for the first time yesterday

 
Anonymous, 22, Glasgow

Anonymous, 22, Glasgow

 
 

I got the morning after pill for the first time yesterday and I feel very lucky it was such a positive experience.

I was terrified of judgement and was scared they would think I had just been foolish when in actual fact the condom broke (which has never happened to me before and I didn't think it could happen!).

The male pharmacist asked if I would rather see a woman and I said I didn't mind and he was so lovely and not judgemental. I am so grateful to be living in this country and to have easy access to the morning after pill as I'm really not sure what I'd have done without it.

 

 

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