Original Writing - I'm Pregnant

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I'm Pregnant- Original Writing- "Incomplete Esssay"

Background Information:-

Young girl of sixteen called Cathy has found out that she is pregnant;

she has decided to break the news to her long term boyfriend named

Conner who is seventeen. Cathy is very nervous about the situation as

she does not know how Conner is going to react. Cathy has known she is

pregnant for a week but it has taken her this long to build up the

courage to say something. To make matters worse her parents come from

a strongly religious Catholic background which means if she tells her

parents she could face having no moral support as sex before marriage

is not approved and abortions are not permitted.

(Scene opens after Cathy has told Conner she is pregnant – they are in

Cathy’s bedroom)

Conner: Uh……….huh…………….What?

Cathy: I’m pregnant

Conner: Yeah I know…

Cathy: then…

Conner: it’s just what the…….what the bloody

fuck…………arrrrrrrrrrg… PREGNANT…

Cathy: Shhhh keep it down my parents…….(points to the

door)

Conner: …..this is only suppose to happen in the (emphasis)

movies

Conner: (a pause while he holds head in hands)..........I’m

not equipped to cope with this.

Cathy: (timidly) sorry

Conner: (raised voice) SORRY

Cathy: (jumps-followed by a pause) are you very angry

with me?

Conner: YES………NO…… not really, it’s not like it’s just your

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