My Perfect Breakdown

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One thing we’ve learned about adoption is that people only every talk to me about it.  As in, strangers, family members, friends, acquaintances, work colleagues, basically everyone asks me questions. No-one ever asked Mr. MPB questions. Now, I may be biased, but I do think Mr. MPB is pretty approachable and he’s generally a pretty decent guy.  So, I really don’t think this is about him. In fact, I know it’s not… Read More

Our son’s birth mom has disappeared again.  But as this is becoming more of a norm, I think I’m starting to figure my emotions around the silence a bit better. I know a large part of my ongoing struggle with her decision not to respond is that I do not know why she’s not responding and when she does eventually respond, she usually doesn’t explain why she’s been so quiet.  I like… Read More