Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Regarding Sunday's Post

I wanted to wait & see what people had to say about my post until I sat down to write.

I want to let you all know, in no means do I feel that I am an adoption expert & by far I am not perfect. I am just somebody that is going through the process of becoming a parent via adoption. My post yesterday, I actually had found on an adoption site that I frequent often & thought it was interesting. I in no means ever meant to offend or upset anyone.

I do however not care for some of the language that was used & how things were gone about. If you have taken the time to follow my blog & follow our story, you will see adoption was NEVER 2nd best for us. This was not a way to "cure" fertility as some of you said. This was a decision my husband & I made; it was OUR decision & one we felt was best for us. We had wanted to adopt before we even knew we couldn't have children, so again, never 2nd best!

I actually had written a post just a bit ago about how the blogging community is for support & how I love to hear everyone's opinions, but there is a nice way of going about it & an incredibly rude way.

I do appreciate everyone's comments, I truly do. I love the support & those who wish to go to bat for me, but I also appreciate the other points of view to. I just really wish some of them could have been done in a more adult like manner.

I did not start this blog or put up this post to start a fight. I did not do all this so things can be said about me that you may or may not know...I started all this for support of one & other. If you do not know me & you have not followed my story, please do not act like you do-however, I do invite you to start from the beginning & follow along.

I know I have a lot to learn. I know I will learn a lot as a mother, as an adoptive parent, as a person. I know this journey will bring up debates & let me see some people's true colors...I expected all this.

I do however, once again apologize if I offended anyone....but that does not give you the right to use my blog to say inappropriate things & badger me.

4 comments:

  1. You keep learning, I commend your efforts.

    Listen to the adoptees. Listen to their mothers. You will figure it out if you start there.

    Best of luck to you.

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  2. Luckily there are also many many positive adoptionstories....! Don't get discouraged.

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  3. I just want you to know that I'm behind you 110%! <3

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