19 episodes

Welcome to 'Hey! Am I Adopted?' – the podcast that opens the door to the world of adoption, hosted by the dynamic duo, father-daughter team, Emily and Gene Trowbridge, who are both adoptees. If you've ever found yourself pondering the unique journey of adoption or have burning questions about the process, you're in the right place. Join us as we delve into heartfelt conversations, share personal stories, and create a safe space for you to explore the intricacies of adoption. Whether you're an adoptee, an adoptive parent, or just curious about the adoption experience, this podcast is here to connect, enlighten, and resonate with you. Let's embark on this emotional and enlightening journey together.

Hey! Am I Adopted podcast Emily Trowbridge and Gene Trowbridge

    • Kids & Family
    • 4.9 • 9 Ratings

Welcome to 'Hey! Am I Adopted?' – the podcast that opens the door to the world of adoption, hosted by the dynamic duo, father-daughter team, Emily and Gene Trowbridge, who are both adoptees. If you've ever found yourself pondering the unique journey of adoption or have burning questions about the process, you're in the right place. Join us as we delve into heartfelt conversations, share personal stories, and create a safe space for you to explore the intricacies of adoption. Whether you're an adoptee, an adoptive parent, or just curious about the adoption experience, this podcast is here to connect, enlighten, and resonate with you. Let's embark on this emotional and enlightening journey together.

    AMA with Mick

    AMA with Mick

    In this episode, Emily and Gene Trowbridge, along with guest host Mick, discuss common misconceptions about adoption and how they deal with them. They also explore the experiences and challenges of being adopted, including feelings of rejection, the need to be grateful, and the pressure to please others. The conversation touches on the importance of open communication within adoptive families and the impact of not knowing one's medical history. They also discuss the sense of difference and be...

    • 45 min
    Mick's Story

    Mick's Story

    In this episode, the hosts and guest host Mick discuss their experiences with adoption. Mick, although not technically adopted, grew up with a stepfamily and considers himself adopted in a sense. The hosts share their stories of finding out they were adopted and their limited knowledge of their biological parents. They also discuss the adoption process and the difference between open and closed adoptions. In this conversation, Mick, Gene, and Emily discuss the impact of adoption on their live...

    • 44 min
    Our Adoption Papers

    Our Adoption Papers

    In this episode, Emily, Jean, and Kay discuss their adoption papers and the information they contain. They explore the differences in their papers, including names, birth certificates, and consent for adoption. They also discuss the significance of having two birth certificates and the potential challenges in searching for biological parents. The conversation highlights the importance of understanding the contents of adoption papers and the impact they can have on an adoptee's search for thei...

    • 56 min
    We Were There

    We Were There

    In this episode, Gene and Emily Trowbridge discuss the concept of the primal wound in adoption. They explore the trauma that adoptees experience when they are separated from their biological mothers at birth. They discuss the impact of this trauma on adoptees' relationships, emotional well-being, and sense of identity. They also touch on the importance of adoptive parents being open and honest with their children about their adoption. The conversation highlights the common experiences and cha...

    • 49 min
    Adoptees and Holidays

    Adoptees and Holidays

    In this episode, Emily, Gene, and Kay Trowbridge discuss what it's like to be an adoptee and go through holidays. They explore the feelings of disconnection and the impact of traditions on adoptees. They also share personal experiences and discuss the importance of inclusivity and creating a sense of belonging for adoptees during holidays. The conversation explores the experiences of adoptees during holidays and how their adoptive parents can create a sense of belonging and stability. The hos...

    • 44 min
    Stephen's Story

    Stephen's Story

    In this episode of the Hey, Am I Adopted podcast, hosts Emily and Gene Trowbridge with guest Stephen discuss their experiences as adoptees. They explore topics such as when they first knew they were adopted, the circumstances of their adoptions, and the relationships with their birth parents. They also delve into the complex emotions and struggles that come with being adopted, including issues of identity, abandonment, and substance abuse. Stephen shares his journey of healing and finding sta...

    • 51 min

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9 Ratings

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