Going to a family function for the first time when everyone knows who you are but they are all strangers is extremely awkward. I went to a couple family gatherings with my birth mothers family. I did not ever grow close to most of the family. I have stayed close with my sister. I haveContinue reading “Getting to know the birth family”
I have started this blog with my story and feelings. My goal is to help other adoptees understand that they are not alone. We share many of the same feelings and situations in life. I want to help others. I also hope to help parents that consider adoption. If you asked me if I wouldContinue reading “My view”
This was my adopted grandfather and I on Easter Sunday 1973.
created by two an innocent being blonde hair blue eyes heart beating ever so fast given up at birth you had a choice though you gave her a name you let her go you cut the cord not once but twice out of love or pain one may never know -Elizabeth Casalaspro
I am not sure exactly when it was in 1993 but I made a call to the adoption agency in Lansing Michigan. This was the year my first born was born. I also got back with his father. That was the second worse decision that I ever did. The first bad decision was getting withContinue reading “My initial call to the adoption agency”
On August 28th 1993 I had my first born. I had some of my family there with me but I did not have my son’s father there. I think I need to explain my first pregnancy a little further. When I first got pregnant I kept it from my parents as long as I possibleContinue reading “Life events that made me search for my birth mother”