1 hr 8 min

Nicole - Family Trauma with Former TV News Reporter Half of Us

    • Personal Journals

Y'all thought we were only talking donor conception? 

Family trauma comes in all forms - Nicole's story checks a LOT of those boxes.

Nicole, a former TV news reporter and Jeremy's close friend, shares with Ally and Jeremy about her father's black market adoption and untimely death, her mother's subsequent demons, growing up half white, half Palestinian, accidentally revealing her ex-boyfriend's family secret, and SO much more. 

Books mentioned in the episode:
Before We Were Yours - Lisa WingateThe Baby Thief: The Untold Story of Georgia Tann, the Baby Seller Who Corrupted Adoption - Barbara Bisantz RaymondThe Coddling of the American Mind: How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure - Jonathan HaidtFollow us on Instagram and TikTok. Email us at halfofuspod@gmail.com

Music by Wizard of Loneliness, Courtesy of Halcyon Tapes

Y'all thought we were only talking donor conception? 

Family trauma comes in all forms - Nicole's story checks a LOT of those boxes.

Nicole, a former TV news reporter and Jeremy's close friend, shares with Ally and Jeremy about her father's black market adoption and untimely death, her mother's subsequent demons, growing up half white, half Palestinian, accidentally revealing her ex-boyfriend's family secret, and SO much more. 

Books mentioned in the episode:
Before We Were Yours - Lisa WingateThe Baby Thief: The Untold Story of Georgia Tann, the Baby Seller Who Corrupted Adoption - Barbara Bisantz RaymondThe Coddling of the American Mind: How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure - Jonathan HaidtFollow us on Instagram and TikTok. Email us at halfofuspod@gmail.com

Music by Wizard of Loneliness, Courtesy of Halcyon Tapes

1 hr 8 min