Saved? From myself, it would seem … looking at what my brothers and sisters do for jobs, and the completely wrong boxes I used to try to fit myself into.
It wasn’t until I was in my 40’s that I finally got the kind of job that suited me, and I actually enjoy.
With November being Adoption Awareness Month and the over glorification of adoption message this month always sends, I’ve been thinking about the dreaded lucky, saved, rescued comments that get directed to adopted children, even if it is a societal message vs. a direct statement made to them. The reason I’ve been thinking about it is that for some, it will continue to be the message reiterated over the course of their lives (we have an entire month every year dedicated to doing just that) and the broader implications of that on people who are adopted.
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