Dear Julie

Dear Julie, I don't know what it's like to live your life and I never truly will. All I know is the words you write that I, in turn, quietly read. Sometimes they hurt me. Sometimes they empower me. Sometimes they make me feel so sad for you. Sometimes I share them with my relinquished … Continue reading Dear Julie

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When Does an Adoptee Voice Stop Being Elevated Above All Others

"I'm not traumatized by my adoption." "Not all adoptees feel that way." "You say adoptee voices matter most but I guess that's only if they have a bad adoption story." A year ago I would presume to stick my nose into a debate between adopted people. Today I am very cautious and calculating about doing … Continue reading When Does an Adoptee Voice Stop Being Elevated Above All Others

Extension of Adoptee Survey – Still Need More Participants! Please Share!

Tomorrow would be the final day to participate in the adoptee survey I have running that can be found here: Adoptee Survey by Musings of a Birthmom However, with only 191 respondents, I feel that I need to extend it until I have at least 300 completed surveys. It is at this point that I … Continue reading Extension of Adoptee Survey – Still Need More Participants! Please Share!