Category Archives: Open adoption

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

Well We Did It !! We Moved

What a process, moving, packing is exhausting. We condensed our belongings to half of what we owned a month ago.All in all it was a fairly painless process. The most difficult aspect of the move off Applegate Drive was that … Continue reading

Posted in Child Abuse, daughters, friends, Life's Blessings and Joys, Open adoption, Trans Channelers | Tagged , , , , , , , | 13 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

He’s Perfect, and I Miss Him

I am really opening myself up with this post. The past few day’s my heart has been heavy. I miss my Grandson Anthony. It’s best for me to write about it and not stuff my feelings. My Grandson Anthony’s Mother is … Continue reading

Posted in Depression, Dysfunctional Family Relationships, Grandchildren, Open adoption | Tagged , , , , | 30 Comments

Protected: Post From A Reader and Response From My Friend

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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 , , , , , , , , , ,