#33: When It Wasn't the 'Happy Ending' You Were Sold: Adoption Lessons with Wendy Hayes
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Adoption has been considered to be a "happy ending" for children who grew up without a family or children from unsafe homes. But what happens when it wasn't everything you thought it was going to be? Today, I sat down with my former client, Wendy Hayes, the author of The Heart That Silence Built, to talk about the complexities of abandonment wounds, and what it was really like being adopted and going through the system. Stay tuned to hear Wendy's beautifully-written poem and get a chance to WIN a copy of her book! Episode Highlights: The Heart That Silence Built is a collection of Wendy's poems from age 12 to 30, detailing her emotions, experiences and adoption journey. The unspoken TRUTH about adoption and it's "HAPPY ending" myth Wendy's poem, "The Hardest Day" - a tribute to a volunteer driver with whom she had a comforting relationship with as an adoptee kidWendy's Inner Child HEALING processWendy's advice for people who are struggling with their identities and fellow adoptees who are looking for help on the same journey.Buy Wendy's book, The Heart That Silence BuiltAre you a High Achiever or entrepreneur who wants to attract and create the lasting, romantic relationship of your dreams, but unhealed emotional baggage is getting in the way? 💔 Join "SOULMATE", my signature program!📧⁠- DM with the words "HIGH ACHIEVER" @bygloriazhang or apply directly on bygloriazhang.com/soulmate. Want even More? DM me "HIGH ACHIEVER" to learn about joining Soulmate Relationship Ready.Get Gloria's FREE Guide to Inner Child Healing!Follow Gloria on Instagram for helpful tips: @bygloriazhangBuy Wendy's book, The Heart That Silence BuiltConnect with Wendy on Instagram and Facebook
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