Despite that abortion is a pregnancy decision, and adoption is a parenting decision, it seems that in the minds of people, they are indelibly linked, intertwined, if you will. The rhetoric keeps ramping up trying to make the one adopted, the poster child to stop abortion. Just the mere thought sends chills down my spine, to be used for a cause, when you are still a child. This post is about abortion… Read the rest of this entry »
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I wish people wouldn’t write about something they obviously know nothing of, and are just assuming…
I’ve been mulling on the reactions by the public, not only to the author of the article in my last post, but other recent articles written by, or about, adoptees. The solution is to change the public view of adoption. If it can be done, it will take honesty from the entire adoption community. Right now, how the public sees adoption isn’t real. I can see why they view it that way, when an article has a title about taboo topics of adoption, when it isn’t anything close. The title intrigued me, so I read it, if those topics are taboo, then I now understand why anything hard in adoption is met with such dismay. Dismay may be putting it too mildly, perhaps running screaming in the opposite direction is more realistic. How can we ever hope to get the public to understand that adoption is complicated for the adopted person when people inside of adoption, think these are taboo topics in adoption?