It was said that the girl had come over to babysit a baby girl and a baby boy. The pair was her niece and nephew at the time—a teenage girl getting ready to graduate high school who was intelligent but quite shy. The girl grew up in a culturally prominent, but lower socio-economic part of…
I Am Speaking
Adam the adoptee. That’s who’s speaking? Yes. That is me. I am speaking. “We don’t want to hear about…” “- Excuse me, hold on, I am speaking.” That is how I honor my voice. Saying those words in a tone representing duality in assertiveness and calmness is how I do it. For so long, this…
Taking up Space
Every time I show up somewhere, I take up space with my body. Every time I speak in a room, I take up space with my words. Every time I write something, and it is shared publicly, I take up space with my thoughts. But what do I know about the space I take?
Living in the Process, Not Paradise
. We live in a time when our mental and emotional health cannot be taken for granted. I want to open the doors to those who need someone to be in their corner and bring positivity to their life.
The Connection – Audio version Blog Post read time – 4-6 min. After reaching the reunion stage in my adoption discovery, I knew I wanted to share what I learned but I wasn’t even sure how to explain this wildly incredible but complicated journey I’ve been on. But I then craved a support group as…
The Journey – Audio version Blog Post read time – 4-6 min. 2018 was the year I fell apart. I lost my job, I lost my apartment, and I ended up losing my freedom. And to make my mental take a deeper hit, I was still feeling lost in my identity disbelieving my true purpose…
“I knew what it was immediately as I picked it up because I’ve kept that album close to me for many years, it being my baby pictures with my mom. I soon realized that this album was my beginning”