In this enlightening article by Meg Matenaer on CatholicMom.com - Fr. Matthew describes the ravages of abortion. Personally, the embedded conflict rings true as does the despair - which has to be the most insidious part of being post abortive. I don't know if the despair will ever fully and completely go away. The rest of what Fr. Matthew lists could serve as a checklist for a lot of my life.