Fiction

Hospital Tour

Obviously I didn’t mean to get pregnant. The timing was all wrong, it was not part of my plan. And obviously it wasn’t meant to be to my ex, there was a reason he was an ex, and therefore a reason I didn’t want to have his baby. But the minute I saw the second blue line appear on the test, and my hand starting shaking so violently I nearly dropped the little stick with its unmistakable two blue lines into the toilet bowl, my only positive thought was that I knew it was his. I hadn’t meant for this…

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