Browsing the "Adoption Stories" Category

She Wasn’t Ever Ours to Keep

February 5th, 2024 | by Elizabeth di Grazia

Every time Mayra was pregnant, the father said the child was not his. But after he learned we'd adopted one of his children, he threatened to kidnap her


Better

August 15th, 2023 | by Charise Alexander Adams

She may never fully believe she can depend on me – she has been let down too many times. These things are part of the gulf between us that can never be closed – but it can be bridged


The “M” Word

June 19th, 2023 | by Angela Tucker

“Adoption does provide a different life,” I said, erasing the judgment about it being good or bad, better or worse


When I met him

September 12th, 2022 | by Julie Bolt

Tuesday. The social worker arrives at the Los Angeles Park. He scrambles out of the back seat and laughs excitedly. He


The Jump

June 28th, 2022 | by Jessica O'Dwyer

We’d arrived at the drop zone in the early morning, ready for my boyfriend to teach me to tandem jump.



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