35 episodes

In this podcast I deconstruct the romanticism holding up the adoption industry and expose the lies, abuse, and pain that gets silenced. I'm here to unwrap the shiny bow around adoption and speak my truths as an adoptee. In doing so, I explain what it means and what it feels like to “come out of the fog”. This isn't your feel good podcast, I am an angry, healing and honest adoptee. 

Adoptees Crossing Lines Zaira

    • Society & Culture

In this podcast I deconstruct the romanticism holding up the adoption industry and expose the lies, abuse, and pain that gets silenced. I'm here to unwrap the shiny bow around adoption and speak my truths as an adoptee. In doing so, I explain what it means and what it feels like to “come out of the fog”. This isn't your feel good podcast, I am an angry, healing and honest adoptee. 

    Adoption, Therapy, and Self-Discovery: Fai Knudson's Story

    Adoption, Therapy, and Self-Discovery: Fai Knudson's Story

    • 53 min
    Finding Freedom: Reflections on One Year of No Contact

    Finding Freedom: Reflections on One Year of No Contact

    • 46 min
    Operation Stop CPS w/ Amanda Wallace

    Operation Stop CPS w/ Amanda Wallace

    • 36 min
    Adoption is not a part of God's plan

    Adoption is not a part of God's plan

    • 41 min
    Mila's Truth: Navigating Adoption, Liberation, and Community

    Mila's Truth: Navigating Adoption, Liberation, and Community

    Send us a Text Message.Mila's Truth: Navigating Adoption, Liberation, and CommunityThe Church does an excellent job of silencing you if you oppose them. They’d even hire a marketing company to rebrand adoption so that their business as adoption middlemen can continue to thrive. But, it’s not just the Church. The dominant culture is to silence anyone who speaks up against adoption. To make them feel shame. To gaslight them. That was Mila Konomos’ experience once she realized how adoption has w...

    • 58 min
    My Journey to Abolition

    My Journey to Abolition

    Send us a Text Message.My Journey To AbolitionEvery adult in my childhood has failed me, none of them did what they’re supposed to. Every part of the system failed me…it did exactly what it’s supposed to. The system kills children and breaks families, it must be abolished. In this episode, I share how I gradually evolved towards this deep belief starting from a school trip to juvie when I was just 10. I talk about my encounters with the family policing system growing up and how it failed me.&...

    • 33 min

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