By Elisabeth Rohm, Eve Adamson
Rohm’s stories—told in a transparent, humorous, warmhearted voice—cover her untraditional youth, and her lengthy trip to motherhood. With the frankness of Down got here the Rain and the desire of A position of Yes, Röhm encourages all girls to percentage their tales simply because “when ladies cease conversing, ladies cease being heard.”
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When she discovered the hippie movement in the 1970s, she was relieved and finally at home. All she ever wanted was to live a creative life as a writer, a simple life without societal pressures. Unfortunately, my father had the exact opposite desire. My father is German, and his father was a POW in World War II. After the hardship that comes with all of that, my father wanted to live the American dream: success, money, achievement. When he met my mother, he was in New York on a short visa where he was working for a bank, and he passed by a transcendental meditation lecture my mother was guiding on behalf of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi.
Every relationship has water under the bridge, and in a crisis situation, the levy often breaks. That day marked the real end of their marriage, and he never came back to our home to live with us. In many relationships that come to an end, there is somebody who is surprised, and somebody with one foot already out the door. My father had one foot out the door, and although he said he wanted to come home, there was no coming home because he was already gone. The writing was already on the wall. I was emotionally shattered and angry, and I felt betrayed by both of them.
Now that we were in Cambodia, I felt even more moved by the plight of the people we visited with the Red Cross. Cambodia wasn’t what I expected at all. It was supposed to be an afterthought, a quick visit during the last forty-eight hours of our trip, but I found myself surprisingly head over heels in love with a culture that brimmed with kindness, enlightened simplicity, and ancient beauty. I was so in love, in fact, that I decided to extend my trip so I could stay another week after everyone else in our group of aid workers and some of the Red Cross’s more important donors had gone home.
Baby Steps: Having the Child I Always Wanted by Elisabeth Rohm, Eve Adamson