9 years ago, I was sold a lie. That in itself is bad enough, but the heartbreak of it was that I had no idea until it was too late. In fact, lies are told to new parents every day, and in the most oblivious way. Well wishers and proud parents tell you how lucky you are and how much you’re going to treasure your new child. When they’re born, you’ll look into those big eyes and your heart will swell.
Well, guess what. That’s not necessarily true. Let me tell you a story about what it was like for me.