Essays about adoption
To Keep Her SafeRead more: To Keep Her Safe
They say hindsight is 20/20, and in this case, that is absolutely true.
The Mother I Didn’t DeserveRead more: The Mother I Didn’t Deserve
She’s the worst person I’ve ever had the misfortune of knowing. I wish I was exaggerating.
My Story is Rooted in AdoptionRead more: My Story is Rooted in Adoption
Every member of the triad tells a completely different story. My siblings and I have vastly different stories. The story of my biological mother is night-and-day-different from my story of being a birthmother. I’ve never met an adoptee nor a birthmother with the same story as me.
Letters by the Dumb, Written for Deaf EyesRead more: Letters by the Dumb, Written for Deaf Eyes
This is what it is to be a birthmother: to love someone who doesn’t even know you exist.
My HeroesRead more: My Heroes
I can’t discuss my heroes without also discussing adoption. For me, the two are inextricably linked. And I wouldn’t have it any other way. It’s funny, in the adoption world there really are no rules or solid expectations because no two stories are the same. Even the stories experienced and told by siblings differ. There…