Fun Fact #10 – Foster Children Lack Confidence
I must have heard it a thousand times growing up the way I did,
“You’ll never amount to anything”
“You’re going to be alone for the rest of your life”
“NO ONE will love you”
I still remember the look on my biological fathers face as we sped down the freeway – his hands flailing wildly in the air above him as he shouted and glared at me from the front seat of his red Chevy pickup. I always hated that obnoxiously loud truck and the way it roared like a diesel that was 3 bolts short of falling apart or losing a tire.
Every time I hopped into the backseat of that truck I would close my eyes and take a deep breath in an attempt to prepare myself for the toxic car ride that would soon follow. When he wasn’t…
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