In the final part of her story, Emery shares about the process of her open adoption– both the difficulties and joys, and how she came to find healing. Emery also shares about where she is now in her life, and the dynamics of her relationship with her son. “Acknowledging that it was really hard was […]
In Part 3 of Emery’s story, she talks about the process of her open adoption: how it happened, and the emotions she felt through it. Emery reflects on a promise given to her by her son’s adoptive parents that still makes her cry. Be sure to catch up on Emery’s story by watching Part 1 […]
After being submerged in an unhealthy lifestyle of partying and living for the moment, Emery found herself pregnant. The fear that her parents would see this different life she was leading brought her to believing abortion was her best option. After her parents found out unexpectedly, Emery’s decision drastically changed. Be sure to check out […]
12 years ago, Emery found herself entangled in a lifestyle that was leading to hurt. She was stuck in patterns motivated by sexual temptation that she felt she needed to escape, but found herself falling back into the same pitfalls. Listen to how Emery took practical steps to climb out of a lifestyle she couldn’t […]
In part one of Karmyn’s story, she shares what it was like to grow up as an adopted child, and meeting her birthmother. Here she talks about a defining moment in her life: discovering she was conceived through rape.
“How could someone just give up their baby? Don’t they love her? Won’t she feel abandoned?” There are a lot of questions surrounding adoption. We asked Karmyn, who is adopted, some of those hard questions. Here is her response. Stay tuned for part two coming next week, where she talks about the heart-wrenching circumstances in […]
“I didn’t realize what I would gain from being a parent.” In part one, Alanna described the aloneness and difficulty that surrounded her pregnancy. After her son Romario was born, she planned to return to university… but there were many roadblocks in the way. One thing kept her dedicated: Romario, and her deep desire to […]
With everything seeming to be against her, Alanna chose to carry her pregnancy. Feeling alone and unsupported, she went to the Pregnancy Care Centre.
“We told my parents. Their fears were amplified by my fears.” Michelle and Andre were high school sweethearts. In college, Michelle became pregnant. Emotions ran high, fear built on fear, and so much was on the line. After some discussion, Michelle had an abortion. After many years, they reflect back on that decision and how […]
18 years old and suddenly a dad – that news will knock any teenager over! AJ knew what he wanted: to be a good dad to his baby and loving support to his girlfriend. It was the how that was a big mystery. How would he know how to be a father?