Adoption & Marriage

Today’s question is from Tsedal: How did adoption impact your marriage? Like a cyclone followed by a tidal wave. Steve & I have been through some tough things in the 12 years we’ve been married, but nothing has come close to the  challenge of adopting from foster care. Nothing.  There was one night, back when we […]

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Depression, letting each other down, and waiting out the storm

Three summers ago I was so depressed I could barely get out of bed. This wasn’t the wonky chemical kind of depression, but rather the kind that comes when too many things have gone wrong.  That it was a “reasonable” sort of depression – an appropriate reaction to circumstances, you might say – didn’t help. […]

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