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  8 months ago

18 year wait

At the weekend i got a lovely surprise ,(maybe i should explain a little)20 years ago my first grandson was born ,my eldest son and his wife were young but i did not realise how naive my new daughter in law was ,and i had to help her a lot with the baby ,I am not going to go into a lot of detail here but circumstances beyond our control took over and though everyone in the family tried we could not foster or adopt my grandson and he was adopted elsewhere ,though social services did allow me and other members to write him a letter once a year and i would get 1 letter in return from his adopted parents ,when he turned 18 the letters stopped as he was now an adult and it was up to him if he wanted contact ,I never thought it would happen but 3 months after his 18 birthday his adopted mum contacted me on facebook ,We have spoke on and off for two years ,she told me my grandson was not ready to speak to me yet ,and i understood ,my ex-husband got to know that she had been contacting me and started bombarding her with messages,which just made things worst ,she told him "you never bothered to write in the 18 years so why are you bothered now " i did not interfere ,but i did think my chance to talk to my grandson had ggone .but on saturday i got a lovely surprise my grandsons adopted mother contacted me this time by private message and told me my grandson wants to be in touch ,he soon took over the texting and we messaged each other for a few hours .I have waited 18 years to be in contact with him again and i know he is going to ask some difficult questions but i have told him and his adopted mum that i will tell them the truth about everything ,most of what happened he does not know as he was only two ,but for now being in contact and having each others phone numbers is enough,and it really made my year a lot better


  8 months ago
That is nice! I wonder if he remembers your input back then when he was a baby!

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