I was one person sitting in a crowd of hundreds, secure in my anonymity. Then a seemingly harmless string of words shook me to the core: “Will all mothers please stand?” Sudden panic enveloped me, causing me to sink down into my seat.
Confide In Someone Who Has Earned Your Trust You'd be surprised how many birth mothers share a similar story that they chose to keep their pregnancies a secret for as long as possible.
Chances are if you are at this point in your adoption journey, you may be feeling overwhelmed with the many different things that you have to consider when choosing someone who will be raising your child. What should you look for in a parent profile of an awaiting family?
By now if you are pregnant, you already know that have three basic general options to choose from. You can get an abortion, place your child for adoption or raise your child yourself. While we may believe that in the event that you are unable to raise your child yourself, a fully open adoption is the best choice for you and your child, it is very important that YOU explore the other options available to you before you enter into an adoption agreement and consider placement.
March of 2014 was probably one of the lowest times in my life. I had just found out that the guy I had been dating and living with for the past 8 months had basically been cheating on me the whole time. I, of course, broke up with him but couldn’t afford to kick him…