Birth Parents & Adoption

10 Jul 2017 Posted by Lauren Rose in Balance

Last month, I discussed the short term and long term issues experienced by adopted children. Today, I wanted to share some research and feedback based on the issues and feelings experienced by the birth parents who give their child up for adoption.   Based on…

Unsafe, unsound — Unhealthy Relationships

10 Feb 2017 Posted by Lauren Rose in Balance

It’s unfortunate to admit, but I have experienced unhealthy relationships – friendships, boyfriends, and nothing ever ended well. I do wonder how much of the unhealthy relationship was my fault, and how much was the other person. Was I being too pushy? Too distant? Was…