A Rewriting of Our Adoption Story

My first article is published at Adoption.Net! Will you head over there to leave some comment love?

I chose adoption


I still remember the night I found out I was pregnant with my birthdaughter, whom I’ll call Anna. Despite my age of only 16 years old, a boyfriend who wasn’t interested anymore, a junior in high school, not having a job, or even a drivers license, I found myself happy. On that dark October night at a friend’s house, I remember falling in love with the little person growing in my belly as quickly as the positive line appeared on that stick. At 18 years old when a pregnancy test showed another positive line,“Oh crap!” was more like my response…but that is another story. At 16, I was naïve. Blissfully naïve that love would be enough for this new baby and me. After all, wanting to be loved was how I got into this predicament in the first place and a baby would always love me. Right?

Read more here over at adoption.Net!

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1 Comment

  1. This article is so good to read. Amazing!!
    Thanks for sharing, may I post it on my Tumblr to share with my friends?

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