“Don’t believe that we’re so biased against birth moms? Do a little thought experiment with me-imagine it’s the 2008 presidential race all over again. What do you think the response would have been if Bristol Palin had announced she was having her baby but placing it for adoption? Something tells me she wouldn’t have been hailed as a real-life Juno but as a selfish promiscuous tart who doesn’t care about her baby. ” Newsweek, Raina Kelly “Why Birth Mothers Deserve Our Respect”
Yeah, right. Thats me.
A selfish promiscous tart.
Go read this article on Jezebel titled “The Birth Mother Stigma“. Or perhaps the article the prompted Jezebel’s piece Newsweeks “Why Birth Mothers Deserve Our Respect”
Personally still digesting. Way triggering and as such my thoughts are not clear at the moment but wanted to share.
So much for adoption free friday.