My Lack of a Blood Bond

    I always knew I was adopted. It wasn’t sprung upon me in my teenage years causing to question my upbringing, nor did I find some conclusive sheet of paper which would turn my life upside down. It simply was a subject that was open for discussion at any point in time. I was … Continue reading My Lack of a Blood Bond

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Accepting Grief for a Lost Inner Child

    Grief; the one and perhaps only word that could invoke more emotions than the word love is near impossible to describe. It’s like a tsunami of emotions that suddenly overwhelm you to a point you did not know you could reach, while your mind is caught in the eye of the storm, spinning … Continue reading Accepting Grief for a Lost Inner Child

Enduring the Emotional Drain of the Holidays

      I, for one, am glad it is all over. The hustle and bustle, the rushing, the stress, the pressure, the preparations and the nonsensical expectations placed on a single day. It’s not like it’s a once in a lifetime kind of day but rather the type that reoccurs as yearly as the … Continue reading Enduring the Emotional Drain of the Holidays

Words That Will Never Be Heard

  Some words, no matter how many times they are spoken will never be heard. Such has been the case with my Father and me since I can first remember. Regardless of the subject, my words are on a one way path, without a pause, to be inattentively listened to and immediately disregarded; the judgmental … Continue reading Words That Will Never Be Heard