Using the ‘Morning After’ Pill

Using the ‘Morning After’ Pill

  Like a lot of sexually active teenagers, I have faced the embarrassment of walking into a pharmacy and asking to speak to someone about the morning after pill. Thankfully, it has been much easier to access since it became available over the counter instead of with a doctor’s prescription and supervision, but that doesn’t make it any easier to find the courage to ask for it. Whoever you speak to should be non-judgemental but it’s still an awkward situation. The nightmare scenario is if the pharmacist is an older person, as you can see that behind their mask of neutrality they are judging you so hard. I know how hard it can be to even pick up the courage to go into the building let alone speak to anyone. Having come from a family who were well known around…

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