Open Adoption: Believe Half of What You See and None of What You Hear

Many (most) adoption articles, websites, agencies, etc. today will claim that 95% of domestic infant adoptions done are open. I want to quickly unpack this talking point. From an article that cites this claim, Open Adoptions are a National Trend by Kinship Center, it is estimated that 55% of infant adoptions today are considered open … More Open Adoption: Believe Half of What You See and None of What You Hear

Sincerely, I’m Sorry

June 19, 1998 4 positive tests. I threw up. How am I going to tell my parents? June 21, 1998 Told my parents. Everything is going to be ok. Relieved. I even bought you an outfit. July 4th, 1998 Your dad and I were supposed to go on a date. He broke up with me…