Archive for 'adult orphan'
It’s interesting when you are an adult and friends’ mothers want to adopt you or…maybe you want them to adopt you. I think it might be a little of both. There really is something about mothers. I think it is because they carried you for 9 months and a special bond was created right from [...]
After my brother died in Vietnam ( his second tour of duty), my parents were saddened beyond belief and were incapable of being involved in the planning of his funeral. They were being hounded by awful phone calls about the stupidity of the war and how could they let their son go off to war…etc. [...]
It’s really amazing how the mind works! After each death in my family occured, the same feelings or bad moods would occur. For example, the first year that my bother died, I would begin to get in a bad mood three or four days prior to the date my brother died, the date we heard [...]
So, what happened and how did I manage this orphan stuff? I tried to let my friends know that I felt like an orphan, but no one paid much attention to that description, so I kept silent on the topic and dealt w/ the understanding of the loss by myself. Friends wanted [...]
33—a great age…finding a soul mate, having great friends, embarking upon a new career, finding a great job, becoming an adult, …life seems grand…then life changes…events happen and your family is gone…all of them…In my case, my sister died in infancy, my bother was killed in Vietnam, my father died from an accident and my [...]