Abortion recovery for men

Cradle My Heart Radio | Kevin Burke interview airs 1-14-18

Podcast playback:

Kevin Burke

Abortion is a woman’s issue.

That mantra has so penetrated our cultural consciousness that it’s as if men had zero involvement in pregnancy and parenting whatsoever.

But of course they do.

And, of course, when abortion happens it impacts men as well.

Just how abortion affects men is something of an open question since very little research has been done. Kevin Burke, LSW hopes to add to the understanding of abortion and men in his new book Tears of the Fisherman, Recovery for Men Wounded by Abortion.

We do know that men who suffer after abortion fall into two categories–those who passively allow abortion, or those who pressure for it. Both groups may experience shame and guilt which may be expressed as disengagement or aggression and anger.

You can be part of this caring conversation about abortion recovery for men. Let me know any questions you have for our guest in the comments below or call in during our segment at 800-811-3003 this Sunday at 8 pm CT.

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From his bio:

Kevin Burke, MSS, LSW is a licensed social worker, Co-Founder with his wife Dr. Theresa Burke, of Rachel’s Vineyard Ministries and a Pastoral Associate of Priests For Life. Kevin’s presentations address the effects of abortion on men, couples and families and effective post abortion ministry for Clergy and Counselors. Kevin is the co-author of Redeeming A Father’s Heart-Men Share Powerful Stories of Abortion Loss and Recovery, and Sharing The Heart of Christ: Safe and Effective Post Abortion Ministry for Clergy and Counselors co- authored with his wife Theresa Burke and Fr Frank Pavone. His latest book is Tears of the Fisherman, Recovery for Men Wounded by Abortion. Kevin and Theresa are authors of Grief to Grace-A Retreat for Healing the Wounds of Sexual Abuse and Contemplating the Shroud: Meditations on the Passion and Resurrection of Jesus (Pauline Books and Media). He has contributed to and authored articles on post-abortion healing. Kevin participates regularly in radio interviews, has been a guest on EWTN and Fr. Frank Pavone’s program Gospel of Life on the Sky Angel Network.


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FOR MORE HELPCradle My Heart, Finding God’s Love After Abortion provides affirmation and hope after abortion from the Scriptures. Here are more resources for help and healing. If you are pregnant and need free, confidential help call 1-800-712-HELP. If you’ve had an abortion and need immediate help call 1-866-482-LIFE.

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