[ Free Textbooks ] Waiting to Forget: A Motherhood Lost and FoundAuthor Margaret Moorman – Albawater.co

Described in the New York Times Book Review as uniquely enlightening, Waiting to Forget is a mother s story of coming to terms with the child she gave up for adoption over thirty years ago InMargaret Moorman was unmarried, pregnant, and still in high school Forced by societal pressures to give her baby up, she suffered emotional trauma both before and for years after the birth At forty, she gave birth to a daughter and found herself terrified by the possibility of losing her younger child, a fear she can now trace back to her uncertain decision to give up her sonMoorman discusses both her own complicated feelings of loss and motherhood and the issue of adoption from the often overlooked point of view of a birth parent


10 thoughts on “Waiting to Forget: A Motherhood Lost and Found

  1. Nancy Nancy says:

    I found the author rather annoying at times I know she was only 16 when she gave birth to her son At one point she said she thought she would have gotten over it better, if she could have had an abortion My feelings are, that either choice will leave a woman with feelings, that last a life time I don t think there is an easy answer to an unwanted pregnancy I met a young woman outside of my son s school, who was with a group advocating against abortion I talked with her, and she told me she I found the author rather annoying at times I know she was only 16 when she gave birth to her son At one point she said she thought she would have gotten over it better, if she could have had an abortion My feelings are, that either choice will leave a woman with feelings, that last a life time I don t think there is an easy answer to an unwanted pregnancy I met a young woman outside of my son s school, who was with a group advocating against abortion I talked with her, and she told me she was forced to have an abortion, by her mother, and she didn t want anyone else to go through that horrible experience


  2. Sallyk Sallyk says:

    Very good but too drawn out.