"You Are Me — A Letter to My Son"

Years after adopting you, I am continuously amazed by your intelligence, creativity, and kind heart — and wish I could do more for your lingering sadness.

Writing a letter about sadness after adoption

After four years of infertility, I was finally ready to entertain alternatives to producing a mirror image.


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