A collection of unopened letters is my Everest. Stacked beneath layers of rarely worn sweaters in my bottom dresser drawer for nearly four years are the proof of the reality I've been avoidi... [more]
I was 15 years old when i got pregnant, and had no idea what to do untill the idea of adoption was brought to me, i was very uneasy about the idea at first but then i decided to look into i... [more]
I know that not everyone has a good experience with adoption. I have been very blessed. I placed my son for adoption when I was 16. He is now 8 and has always known he is adopted. I struggl... [more]
Sitting in the adoption agency five years ago I heard the words, "There is no such thing as an open adoption." My brain registered the words coming from the mouth of yet another n... [more]
I handed my baby over and the tears began to flow incessantly. I tried to keep them in until he drove away with his adoptive parents. I did not want to make this moment any harder for them.... [more]
I found that I was 7 months pregnant after I was raped from an friend of mine. At the time I felt so lost and confused. I didn't know and expect what to do with my life, including the fact t... [more]
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