Sincerely, Baby Baby, baby where did you go? I promise baby I tried to say no. I failed you, I lost you, I love you so. I worked to dispel all of their lies. Nothing changed despite my tries. Baby, baby it is all my fault. It feels as if you’re locked away in a … Continue reading Sincerely, Baby
Sincerely, I'm the Ghost of Alicia I was born in The Summer of Love, 1967. But love was not enough to help my mother. No one helped her. They told her that I would ruin her life. Me, a tiny, helpless newborn infant! My mother fought hard to keep me. She wouldn’t give up on … Continue reading Sincerely, I’m the Ghost of Alicia
I grew up in conservative religious community. Guilt and shame permeated all corners of my life beginning with the dogma of the church which was reinforced in my home. When I became pregnant as a young single woman this was seen as a major scandal by the church, family and community in which I lived. … Continue reading Sincerely, Church: When Will You Start Empowering Women?
You destroyed who I could have been. I don't know what I could have done with my life if you hadn't been part of it. I don't know what true happiness would have felt like. You know, the kind of happiness people feel when their life is on track and nothing terrible has ever happened … Continue reading Sincerely, You Destroyed Me
Sincerely, I See You You (Adoption) are very prominent in my life, and I am affected by you almost every day. I lost my sister to you, and I think about her every single day. We talk sometimes, but it isn’t the same- the separation wedges itself between us and keeps us from becoming too … Continue reading Sincerely, I See You
June 19, 1998 4 positive tests. I threw up. How am I going to tell my parents? June 21, 1998 Told my parents. Everything is going to be ok. Relieved. I even bought you an outfit. July 4th, 1998 Your dad and I were supposed to go on a date. He broke up with me … Continue reading Sincerely, I’m Sorry