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Hello! I know I've posted here before because I was (and still am a tiny bit) freaking it about a possible, but not likely, pregnancy scare. I know you all talk to a lot of people during the day, so let me re-state the basics of what happened (though I'm sure you might remember me)
My boyfreind and I had sex a few times last week (it's been a little over a week since the first time we did it) I am 99.9% sure, and he is too, that the condom never broke. It also never slipped all the way off, it slipped a little, but that was before he came and we fixed it right away! It also got a little dry and bunched up, but we also fixed that right away to. [Smile]

Now, I know it was probably too early for this, but I was literally about to have a mental breakdown over this whole pregnancy scare, I am not even kidding. I was so worried that I had convinced myself I was pregnant, that every little pain I felt in my lower abdomen was due to pregnancy, even though my breats aren't sore or anything like that.(though I was told that it was very unlikely to happen) so, I worked on some courage and took a pregnancy test, like I said, it's been a little over a week, I know I was supposed to wait at least 14 days but I just couldn't take it any more! The anxiety was killing me! So I went ahead and took a pregnancy test and it was clearly NEGATIVE, like there are no doubts about it.

So, can I be pretty convinced that I'm not pregnant now? I mean, I'll still have some full cramps from time to time, but that might be from all of this crazy anxiety that I've put myself through!


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Let's try this on: you took a pregnancy test, following the directions. It told you, on the box, how effective it was.

Do you feel like you can trust that information or not? If not, why not?

Heather Corinna, Executive Director & Founder, Scarleteen
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