Ginger

Ginger

I was born to a teenage mother. According to her siblings, and even my grandmother, my birth father loved my mother very much. I heard stories over the years of how much he loved and wanted to marry her. My mother never lied in my younger years about who my birth...
Maria

Maria

My parents divorced when I was eight.  At the time I had no idea that their marriage was struggling, though looking back there were signs.  In fact, the night they “told me” they took me out to eat and upon leaving the restaurant I put my arms around each...
Nate

Nate

My first memory is of Halloween when I was a year and a half old.  My mom put me down in front of the fireplace and turned to make some food in the kitchen.  Then my dad came over and put an orange smiley-face lollipop in my hand.  I didn’t know what I was looking at...
Allison

Allison

My father left my mom with four kids and never came back. We had not seen him for approximately 4 years when he died suddenly.   My mom remarried a couple of years after my bio dad left. The man she married is still my step father to this day, forty years later. He...