The Spectacular Loneliness of Being a Foster Parent

You can’t understand these losses unless you live them.

Summer Warner
Jun 23 · 5 min read
Photo by Guillaume de Germain on Unsplash

I’ve never been someone who has had a lot of support in their life. My own childhood was messy and rocky. While I have an older half-brother, I was raised separately from him, leaving me the only child of a single mother until my mom remarried. I learned quickly how to raise myself.