I Was ' Adopted'

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 17 People

    This Is The Story Of How I Became Who I Am Today

    hi im  d nikki nicole meyer i am almost fifteen the d i was born january tweenty third my birth mom didnt give me up she kept my sistetsand i  and named me dora nicole thats what the d stands for btw but never took care of us and abused us i was two when i wastaken away...
    nicnac43 nicnac43
    13-15, F
    Oct 10, 2010

    Unsure Feelings

    I was adopted when I was a baby. I never really had a problem with it, I mean I had a lot of thoughts and questions, but I loved my family and I was okay. 2 years ago, I found my birth family online on facebook. They're all such nice people! We talk occasionally and I even met...
    Staygoldenx0 Staygoldenx0
    18-21, F
    Aug 27, 2012

    A Missing Piece

    I was adopted when I was a few months old. I have no idea who my parents are or what they look like. All I know is my birth name, my mom was on drugs, dad went to jail, and that I have a little sister. It's so hard now that I've gotten older and fully understand. Not knowing...
    l0velythoughts l0velythoughts
    18-21, F
    Sep 23, 2013

    Stolen Child In 1960's Australia.

    There's an article on news.com.au about A Government Apology For Forced Adoptions from 1950 to 1970's in Australia. In it, they had interviews with a number of women involved- who were single-Mothers who had had their children forcibly removed from them. After reading the story...
    associatedbears associatedbears
    1 Response Oct 17, 2013


    I hate that I was adopted. I don't feel like I belong in the family. I just made my parents mad all the time, since I always got into trouble. I feel like I was just a heavy burden on my family. Why couldn't I just be left at the adoption agency. I just don't feel like I should...
    Weakfreak Weakfreak
    22-25, M
    1 Response Oct 23, 2013

    Adoption and Holiday Dread By John Veit Arcata,

    CA As Turkey Day approaches the words of cinema pugilist Rocky Balboa ring in my head. “To you, it’s Thanksgiving; to me, it’s Thursday.” Milestone celebrations invariably represent funerals for everyone involved in adoption. In support group parlance the term...
    JohnV25 JohnV25
    46-50, M
    Nov 24, 2014
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