I commented on a blog (that I'd actually commented on a few weeks ago, linking to the Open Letter at the top of my blog) yesterday. It was one of those posts that just eats you up inside.
I give full credit for the post to the author...no one else would want that credit anyway. (Lol..at least I can keep my sense of humor).
So anyway, I replied to a comment the author had left in response to someone else (still with me?) and got a scathing (insert big ass eye roll) comment in return.
Get to the point Christina..lol. I know, I know.
Here's the post...
I'm copying and pasting the comments in question. I'm not sure who "a face in the crowd" is but at least they tried. I'm the "elenakatherine" in the equation, in case you've been hiding under a rock for the past three years..haha. I'll be bolding the adoption cliches that we've all heard before but this is an excellent example of all the cliches rolled up into one place by one adoptive parent. Please let me know if I miss any. ;)
a face in the crowd on said:
Sigh. So many thoughts running through my head. First and foremost, what I want people to take away from this post is this:
It doesn't matter about my childhood. It doesn't matter what kind of home life I had...AT ALL. I lost my heritage. I lost my rights to my original birth certificate. I lost my family. And yes, I have reunited with my mother and my siblings. I do have a beautiful life in spite of being adopted, not because of it
And by the way, "littlesoul2", that Open Letter you read? That letter was supposed to make you think...not get defensive. It makes me sad that most (not all, because I know I have awesome readers who read this blog and can understand where I am coming from) adoptive parents read my posts and just dismiss me as an angry person. There's a difference between being angry and having anger. I have anger towards the adoption industry as a whole. She said it herself, "there were no more babies". GOOD, I say. You know what that means? It means that more mothers were keeping their children...it means that instead of "making the ultimate loving sacrifice", more women were realizing that they'd rather abort the child than condemn them to a life of missing out on their family.