Finding Yourself is a Privilege, but Being Permitted to Begin that Journey is a Right

It’s time we give adoptees what is rightfully theirs

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The Internal Compass

But, if you make it impossible for a creature to remember where they have been, then that creature will not be able to navigate effectively.

We are trying to get back home, to our authentic self.

Adoptees internalize this narrative and it frames our entire lives. By being told we ought to be grateful, we often lose sight of what is truly in our hearts, our internal compass trying so desperately to navigate us home.

Navigating Homeward

Constant collisions between the personal and political. Professor. Adoptee. Advocate. Activist. I write about dogs a lot. michelemerritt.com

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