What if I’m pregnant?

Many years ago I had an unexpected pregnancy.  My husband and I already had 3 children and our life circumstances were less than ideal. Have you ever had a moment where you thought there was no “good” way out? This was my moment and I was terrified.

I don’t know if there is ever a perfect time to have a child. There never seems to be enough money or resources to go around to have a kid. There is never enough time in the day to raise a family. There is never enough knowledge and skill to obtain to know how to take care of a baby. Planning to have a family is overwhelming enough without adding in the unexpectant variable.

My husband and I did not have enough money to have a fourth child, or so we thought. My husband was an alcoholic so I was basically a single mom trying to give my children a stable, safe home. The best scenario was that my husband would come home and pass out. If he didn’t, I had to worry about what he…