How to Prepare for Search and Reunion with Biological Family

I just passed the 17-month anniversary mark of meeting my biological dad for the first time and I've become a little reminiscent and introspective, wondering what it might look like now if only I'd known a few more things before I reached out to him. I can tell you with certainty that I had absolutely… Continue reading How to Prepare for Search and Reunion with Biological Family

Fighting through the New Year

Standing up for that little girl - finally fighting for her when everyone else retreated, giving her a voice when others demanded silence and gratitude, acknowledging her pain as valid and an absolutely reasonable response to abandonment - standing up for her means finally being true to myself from the inside out. This past year,… Continue reading Fighting through the New Year

Surviving Search and Reunion with Biological Family

No matter what stage of the search for biological family you find yourself, finding someone who is where you are or a little ahead of where you are in the process is a game changer. This whole search/reunion thing is unlike any other event/relationship that "normal" folks experience. It's difficult to even compare it to… Continue reading Surviving Search and Reunion with Biological Family