Family Secret
April 2023 | AA & Families | Special Section

Family Secret

After years of drinking and pain, sobriety prepared a mother for a wonderful unexpected reunion

My childhood was not always a good one. Even though she adopted me, my adoptive mother did not want me. My adoptive family was rich, and my biological family was very poor. Because of this, my adoptive mother told me I came from “trash and would always be trash.”

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