20 episodes

Welcome to Somewhere Between (formerly adopt-ED), a podcast made by Asian adoptees for Asian adoptees.Our podcast strives to create a platform dedicated to sharing the stories and experiences of Asian adoptees all over the world. Being an international and transracial adoptee can be tough, and at times very isolating, but we hope that through this podcast we can help to support you on your journey of self-discovery and empowerment. 
Connect with us on Instagram @somewherebetween.fam or shoot us an email at somewhere.between.podcast@gmail.com. We'd love to hear from you!

Somewhere Between Podcast Maia, Aimee and Alia

    • Personal Journals
    • 5.0 • 7 Ratings

Welcome to Somewhere Between (formerly adopt-ED), a podcast made by Asian adoptees for Asian adoptees.Our podcast strives to create a platform dedicated to sharing the stories and experiences of Asian adoptees all over the world. Being an international and transracial adoptee can be tough, and at times very isolating, but we hope that through this podcast we can help to support you on your journey of self-discovery and empowerment. 
Connect with us on Instagram @somewherebetween.fam or shoot us an email at somewhere.between.podcast@gmail.com. We'd love to hear from you!

    Interview: Molly C.

    Interview: Molly C.

    In this interview episode, Alia is joined by Molly C., a Chinese adoptee. Molly is currently attending medical school in Canada, and she shares her experience applying and getting into med school, and how adoption played a role in her application. Together, the two of them also discuss growing up with stereotypes and surviving Chinese school! Molly also has a YouTube channel for future med school applications: The Med Trek (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1oVma7TAvY4h68Kp749rnA)
    We've added music!
    Intro: Lights by Sappheiros (https://soundcloud.com/sappheirosmusic) Outro: herbal tea by Artificial.Music (https://soundcloud.com/artificial-music)

    • 49 min
    Interview: Josh H.

    Interview: Josh H.

    In this interview episode, Aimee is joined by Josh H, a Vietnamese adoptee. Josh is currently an admin for the SAAT Facebook page, and also works with the Asian Adoptee Chinese Language Table. Together, the two talk about Josh's experiences while living in Asia, being a SAAT admin and more!


    We've added music!
    Intro: Lights by Sappheiros (https://soundcloud.com/sappheirosmusic) Outro: herbal tea by Artificial.Music (https://soundcloud.com/artificial-music)

    • 58 min
    Growing Up White: Filipino Edition ft. Allie and Arlynn

    Growing Up White: Filipino Edition ft. Allie and Arlynn

    In this episode, we discuss growing up in white communities and the impact our childhood experiences had and continue to have on us. We are joined by Filipina adoptees, Allie Moreno and Arlynn Dunn, both of whom have been able to reconnect with their birth families. They share their experience as well as advice for those who are considering or in the process of searching for birthparents.
    We've added music! Intro: Lights by Sappheiros (https://soundcloud.com/sappheirosmusic) Outro: herbal tea by Artificial.Music (https://soundcloud.com/artificial-music)

    • 52 min
    Interview: Rachel Forbes

    Interview: Rachel Forbes

    In this interview episode, Alia speaks with Korean Adoptee, Rachel Forbes. Together they discuss helpful resources and go in depth about Rachel's journey with connecting to her adoption and the adoptee community. They explore the emotions related to adoption and accepting the different feelings and parts of yourself. Rachel also talks about how her experience with motherhood has been as well as her experience reaching out to her birth mother.
    RESOURCES: Jessenia Palmer "I Am Adopted"KAAN Korean American Adoptee NetworkI Am AdopteeGide Foundation - Moses FarrowInternal Family Systems (IFS) by Richard Schwartz (website: https://ifs-institute.com/)
    Facebook Groups:KAD Wellness ProfessionalsFor the Love of South KoreaSurviving Adoption GroupSubtle Asian Adoptee TraitsCT Korean AdopteesBooks: The Primal Wound by Nancy Verrier
    We've added music!
    Intro: Lights by Sappheiros (https://soundcloud.com/sappheirosmusic) Outro: herbal tea by Artificial.Music (https://soundcloud.com/artificial-music)

    • 58 min
    Growing Up White: Chinese Edition ft. Aidan, Julia and Kaitlyn

    Growing Up White: Chinese Edition ft. Aidan, Julia and Kaitlyn

    In this episode, we discuss growing up in white communities and the impact our childhood experiences had and continue to have on us. We are joined by Chinese adoptees, Aidan Traynor, Julia Wesman and Kaitlyn Rewis. 
    We've added music! Intro: Lights by Sappheiros (https://soundcloud.com/sappheirosmusic) Outro: herbal tea by Artificial.Music (https://soundcloud.com/artificial-music)

    • 42 min
    Interview: Mia Casesa

    Interview: Mia Casesa

    In this interview episode, Aimee speaks with Chinese adoptee, Mia Casesa. Together they discuss her struggles with her adoptee identity, and how the book, Primal Wound by Nancy Verrier helped her to begin exploring her adoption journey. Mia also talks about her complicated relationship with her family and hopes that by sharing her story, other adoptees with similar experiences will feel less alone. 
    We've added music! Intro: Lights by Sappheiros (https://soundcloud.com/sappheirosmusic) Outro: herbal tea by Artificial.Music (https://soundcloud.com/artificial-music)

    • 48 min

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