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What if you found out your parent was not in fact your biological parent? NPE Stories is a podcast where NPEs can share their story. What is an NPE? It is a term that stands for Not Parent Expected or Non Paternity Event. It is used for people who have found out the life changing news that their parent wasn’t their biological parent. Most likely through the advent of home DNA kits. NPE Stories is a podcast where NPEs can share their story of what their original family was like. How they found out they were an NPE. And what their journey has been like since the day they found out. These stories are here for us to listen to and nod along with. Be a part of the story telling. If you are an NPE that would like to share your story email npestories@gmail.com. You do not have to give any identifying information. I’d like to hear from you. NPE Stories will be launching July 1st 2019. Come heal with us.

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    • Personal Journals
    • 4.9 • 61 Ratings

What if you found out your parent was not in fact your biological parent? NPE Stories is a podcast where NPEs can share their story. What is an NPE? It is a term that stands for Not Parent Expected or Non Paternity Event. It is used for people who have found out the life changing news that their parent wasn’t their biological parent. Most likely through the advent of home DNA kits. NPE Stories is a podcast where NPEs can share their story of what their original family was like. How they found out they were an NPE. And what their journey has been like since the day they found out. These stories are here for us to listen to and nod along with. Be a part of the story telling. If you are an NPE that would like to share your story email npestories@gmail.com. You do not have to give any identifying information. I’d like to hear from you. NPE Stories will be launching July 1st 2019. Come heal with us.

    Shae's Story

    Shae's Story

    Shae has had the NPE shock multiple times throughout her life.

    • 26 min
    Bob's Story

    Bob's Story

    9/11 Pentagon survivor, Bob, researched his family roots.

    • 1 hr 18 min
    Sasha's Story

    Sasha's Story

    Sasha waited 2.5 years before contacting her BF.

    • 36 min
    Myndi's Story

    Myndi's Story

    Myndi's cousin asked her if she wanted to know a family secret.

    • 39 min
    Beth's Story

    Beth's Story

    4 kids, 3 fathers, and none of them are birth certificate father's.

    • 51 min
    Robyn's Story

    Robyn's Story

    Robyn is 1 of 10 siblings by 8 different fathers, but she never expected her NPE Ancestry results.

    • 54 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
61 Ratings

61 Ratings

Tootiredtotruck ,

These are amazing stories of our NPE journeys

As I listen to the stories I find myself nodding in agreement and even talking to my phone agreeing with the stories that these people are telling. A lot of them are stories of my life. Emotions I’ve felt, the way my family responded ... it’s amazing to see all of the similar emotions and actions that are in all these different families... even across country lines, across ethnic lines, across economics lines...

DNA Deb ,

Parent/child

I have enjoyed these stories so much. I find myself nodding my head at so many similarities to other NPE’s when hearing them.
My daughter gave me Ancestry December 2018 as a gift because I told her that’s what I wanted. My results came in 2/1/2019 and at the top of my matches listed a man’s name I didn’t know.
It stated he was my Father. The relationship was parent/child.
I was so confused & distraught! My ethnicity was also not what I was told. I am 34% Scottish & 15% Irish & no German like I was told my entire life.
I was 53 at that time & raised by a different man.
Currently I have met & developed a beautiful
Father/Daughter relationship with this man that I look just like!
I have also developed a great relationship with my new aunt & numerous cousins that I look just like. The sad part of this is my family of origin is not in my life & I have a new 1/2 brother I haven’t met. This discovery will change your life forever & nothing or nobody can prepare you for that.

Little Miss Sweet Tea ,

I’m an NPE, and this show is a lifeline ❤️

I found out via an Ancestry.com test in 2018, and this show makes me feel like I’m not alone. Thank you, Lily, and all of your amazing and brave guests who share their stories. This isn’t something that even my closest friends and family understand - but you guys do ❤️

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