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Happily Ever After – Part 4

When talking about the emotional rollercoaster that is the world of adoption, the child must of course be recognized as well. After all, they are the centerpieces of adoption! As mentioned before, adoption had drastically changed. Whereas adoptions use to be completely closed, most current adoptions have at least some level of openness to them. […]

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Happily Ever After – Part 3

In Part One, I mentioned adoption is full of heartbreak, and last week I talked about a lot of the birth mothers’ pain. However, a birth mother is not the only party in the triad (birth parent, adoptive family, child) who experiences heartbreak. Often times, an adoptive family has experienced pain and heartbreak of their […]

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Happily Ever After – Part 2

Take a moment to place yourselves in these women’s shoes. First off, imagine the initial shock, fear and worry of facing an unplanned pregnancy. Imagine what it’s like to have people around you throwing their two cents in about what you should do. Maybe they’re telling you to raise your baby because “that’s the only […]

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Happily Ever After – Part 1

Adoption sounds pretty straightforward: Single woman has a child but doesn’t want him/her; Man and Woman want a child; Woman gives her child to Man and Woman; New Forever Family lives happily ever after. Now those of you who are part of the adoption triad or who work in the adoption field are probably cringing […]

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A Wonderful World!

   When women today discover that they are unexpectedly pregnant, they have all sorts of options before them. We live in a society that values independence and privacy.  Women have the medical know how and legal support to end a pregnancy before anyone else has to know. They can choose not to take on the […]

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