Accusations, Church and State A funny thing happened when I got serious about keeping my child. People became worried and concerned. I have no idea what else they thought was going to happen but as I got bigger their worries increased too. I was sober for the first time in a few years and…Read More
Regardless of the number of years that pass some memories linger crystal clear. Pooh Bear, Paint, and Promises. I was 15 years old and in the dining room of our home in Massapequa, NY when I got the news. The dining room walls were lined with mirrors. I can still see my reflection in them…Read More
To My Child’s Adoptive Mother, I write to you now because I have lived each day with this complexity and need to open up to you about it. You and I share this unique relationship with each other that began with the life of the child whom we both love so dearly. We both identify…Read More
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.