Category Archives: Adoption

Please Return To Your Glass House

I’ve missed all of you, ok not true. How about, I’ve missed all but three of you ! Sooooo, to those three followers of mine that are filled with hate and contempt, please return to your glass houses.  I’m not … Continue reading

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Just Another Hateful Email

I debated with myself about sharing on my blog portions of an email that Ali sent to me. For those of you that are not familiar with Ali, she is my youngest daughter that I placed for adoption in Oregon … Continue reading

Posted in Adoption, Angry emails, cyber bullying, Dysfunctional Family Relationships, Healing and Recovery, Holiday chaos, Open adoption | Tagged , , , , , | 16 Comments

Finding My Family

I would like to introduce my birth daughter Abby. I asked Abby to be a guest writer on my blog. She has evolved into a wonderful mother and a successful woman. Abby was adopted at birth by two very loving caring … Continue reading

Posted in Adoption, daughters, Domestic Violence, Dysfunctional Family Relationships, Family Secrets, gift of love, Healing and Recovery, healthy relationships, identify problem children, Life's Blessings and Joys, Mental Health, new beginnings, Open adoption | Tagged , , , , , , | 11 Comments

Get Ready

First of all, I am extremely humbled for all of you that have followed my blog for the past 11 months. All I have to share with you is myself. I am not a writer. I just have a story … Continue reading

Posted in Adoption, beaten by mother, Dysfunctional Family Relationships, estranged fathers, Guest writer, Healing and Recovery, healthy relationships, identify problem children, Mental Health, narcissist, new beginnings, Open adoption, PTSD, Toxic Relationships, Traumatic Experiences | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

Are You Going To Be My Dad?

Nineteen years ago this coming November, my son Lance latched onto my husband Ronnie’s leg and asked, “are you going to be my dad?” I was so embarrassed. Ronnie and I had just had a wonderful night out and decided … Continue reading

Posted in Adoption, Dysfunctional Family Relationships, estranged fathers, father less children, Fathers day, step fathers | Tagged , , , , , , | 13 Comments

Open Adoption: Not The Painless Option

Adoption is a serious legal proceeding that involves the termination of the legal parental rights of birth parents and the assumption of legal parental responsibilities by the adoptive parents. (1) Open Adoption/Cooperative Adoption is a form of adoption in which … Continue reading

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Conclusion Of Homeless In San Francisco

I woke up in my recliner with the vacuum attachments on my side. It was early morning and sperm donor had not returned. I made some tea and sat by the phone contemplating calling my Great Aunt, but I could … Continue reading

Posted in Adoption, Depression, Domestic Violence, drug addiction, Dysfunctional Family Relationships, Family Secrets, Mental Health, narcissist, OCD, Toxic Relationships | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

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Posted in Adoption, Child Abuse, Domestic Violence, Dysfunctional Family Relationships, Family Secrets, Guest writer, Healing and Recovery, narcissist, Open adoption, PTSD, Toxic Relationships, Traumatic Experiences, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , ,

Best Of The Web Blogs

Today my blog was listed on best of the web blogs. http://www.blogs.botw.org/Home/Family. That was a nice surprise.

Posted in Adoption, beaten by mother, Child Abuse, Depression, Domestic Violence, Dysfunctional Family Relationships, Healing and Recovery, Life's Blessings and Joys, Mental Health, PTSD, Stabbed, Toxic Relationships, Traumatic Experiences, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

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