I was talking to “someone” from a chat 3-4 years ago, and he somehow stumbled across one of my blogs and decided to e-mail me about my adoption privilege and all the benefits associated with it (from an economic standpoint). I told him that “happiness” is merely subjective to the perspective of the person. He […]
Monthly Archives: December 2010
I am often struck by the lack of male participation in online board discussions of adoption in general, but especially in terms of those activating against adoption. I have some theories why this should be so, but I am interested in what you all have to say on the subject.
How have your views on culture and race changed since you searched? And what is its impact on your life?
In answering the last question I started thinking about my search and my writing on adoption and I realize that much of it centers on rather banal discoveries which end up being defining moments, often devastating emotionally speaking. For example, for the thousands of times I had gone over my adoption documents, I had always […]
First, I would like to thank you for making this blog available. It has given me much to think about. I think about my daughter’s first parents often and wish I knew more about their background so when the time came I would have the information to share with my daughter. I asked as many […]