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Written as a narrative to my daughter, I wanted her to have the whole story. Where she came from. Why I placed her for adoption. And how, for the next eighteen years, I hovered on the edges of her family, granted access by her generous parents, but always wanting more. More for her, and more for me. 

I am not ready, not able, to raise you.Ten years too early, I need time to grow up.

To offer you, I have love.And nothing else.

You need more than I have to give,Unless I give you up.

To parents who are ready, waiting, to raise you.Ten years wanting, with a ready home.

Parents who have love,And everything else, too.

If I do it,If I break my own heart to spare yours,Will it work?Will you be happier, healthier this way?

And will I ever be okay again?

This bare bones memoir tells the story of a kinship adoption from the perspective of a birthmother. It will break your heart, then heal it, with new perspectives on adoption, openness, and the complex ways we define family.

GENRE
Biographies et mémoires
SORTIE
2020
25 janvier
LANGUE
EN
Anglais
LONGUEUR
155
Pages
ÉDITEUR
Wandering River Press
TAILLE
274.7
Ko

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