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Emotional Amnesia

Adopted people

I want a cure, finally, for what I can only call the emotional amnesia that I have suffered my entire life. I do it every time I reflect back on trauma. Every act of rejection has become a disconnect. I am only now, as an elder woman, coming to realise this is from rejection at birth.

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Exploring my adoptee experience through art

Adopted people

Art allows me to explore and express my adoptee experience at an emotional and psychological level. Numerous themes – vulnerability, separation, relationship issues, identity, anger, isolation – surface in my works. I reveal these feelings and attitudes to myself and others through the works I make.

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FORCED ADOPTION & Pyschological Experimentation of Babies

Adopted people

Forced Adoption, experiments, the inability to give the God-given right of babies the fundamentals of life, love, nurture and family. The inability of a mother to keep her child due to the State/Church forces that condemn and deny her rights to her baby are all shameful facts immersed into our society.

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Fictitious Daughter of 2 and a card for my son part 2

Adopted people, Mothers

Adoption is a lie, based on a truth, until the lie becomes the truth and truth becomes the lie

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Five people, Six pieces of bread

Adopted people

We are all at different periods in our existence looking to make a deal with time.

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Forced Adoption, Perth 1967

Mothers

While I am pleased with the Canberra History Project feedback, I have experienced much difficulty in trying to obtain copy of my records, being asked to pay for hospital records and from Dept. of Child Protection, Perth. All this was past Government mistakes in first instance so why should I have to pay?

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Forced Adoption, Perth 1967 part 2

Mothers

Michael has changed his origins to suit himself as though I don't exist. Quotes are: You can live in harmony with the core of the primordial power" - "Without the system of life there is chaos", he does not practice his quotes.

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Exclusion zone

Fathers

During the era of forced adoptions, the placement of the child with adoptive parents was expedited if the father was deliberately excluded from the process. The absence of the father may be misinterpreted to mean that he was and is uncaring.

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FORCED

Mothers

Accepting that I am a victim of FORCED ADOPTIONS.

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Fictitious Daughter of 2 and a card for my son part 1

Adopted people, Mothers

Adoption is a lie, based on a truth, until the lie becomes the truth and truth becomes the lie.

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Finding My Mother

Adopted people

At 18 years old I married my childhood sweetheart. On the morning of my wedding my adoptive mother did a very strange thing: she gave me my adoption papers.

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Forced Adoption

Adopted people

In November, 1969 - the amazing experience in birth my first child, a baby girl who was born at Crown Street Women's Hospital. Our nine month wait for our first meeting was never to be, I was blindfolded and my precious baby girl whisked away from me never to be seen again.

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Forced Adoption, Perth 1967 Part 4

Mothers

Another link is given to Michael info@relationshipswa.org.au - Forced Adoption Support Service.

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Forced Adoption, Perth 1967 part 3

Mothers

I recognise that Prime Minister Gillard in her National Apology for Forced Adoptions stated that as a Mother I have suffered enduring effects from the practices forced upon you by others.

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