The Day Motherhood Brought Me to My Darkest Moment

But call it what you will. It brought me to what was perhaps my darkest moment, a moment in which I understood every mother who has done the unthinkable, abandoning through one means or another her sacred role as loving protector and caregiver. I didn't want to be a mom anymore. I couldn't find love and affection in my heart. I only felt fear and a desperate grasping for survival. I wanted to run away, to save myself -- and yet at the same time that very idea was abhorrent to me. So there I stayed, in bed; my adrenaline was pulsing and yet I couldn't move....more
@MonikaZimmerman Thanks! I'm really glad this one has gotten attention because I think it's such ...more

Post-Adoption Depression

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Thank you for your reply Laura.  We are not alone.  Apparently some 65% of adoptive parents ...more