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I'm Adopted: The Podcast
Alex Gilbert who is a Russian-New Zealand Adoptee and Founder of the I'm Adopted community, opens up the topic of adoption, sharing other stories and why it's important to connect with others.
May 22, 2020
Your High School Years as an Adoptee
Recast from our I'm Adopted - Talk, Live Stream. This week Alex Gilbert, Alex Kuch, Daria Rottenberk, Christopher Breedlove and Janna Lamb revisited their High School Years, what was different in High School as an adoptee, what emotions you might have been going through and with yourself, connecting with your own identity. If you have a question to ask for our next live stream, visit imadopted.org/talk.
1 hr 14 min
Apr 24, 2020
Viewing Adoption as Young Adults with Adoptees Alex Gilbert, Daria Rottenberk, Alex Kuch, Janna Lamb, Chris Breedlove and Katie Zucker
In this podcast episode, we bring to you the cast from our live Facebook video stream. This week we talk about viewing adoption as young adults with Adoptees Alex Gilbert, Daria Rottenberk, Alex Kuch, Janna Lamb, Chris Breedlove and Katie Zucker. Connecting with more of you around the world, wherever we are. You can watch the video version of this over at Facebook.com/imadoptedOrg
1 hr 3 min
Apr 18, 2020
Adoptee Talk with Daria Rottenberk, Alex Gilbert, Janna Lamb and Alex Kuch
In this podcast episode, we bring to you the cast from our live Facebook video stream. Thank you Russian-American Adoptee Daria Rottenberk, Romanian-New Zealand Adoptee Alex Kuch and Russian-NZ Adoptee Janna Lamb for joining us . Connecting with more of you around the world, wherever we are. You can watch the video version of this over at Facebook.com/imadoptedOrg
Apr 17, 2020
Burning Questions for Adoptees
In this podcast episode, we bring to you the cast from our live Facebook video stream. This week on the I'm Adopted - Talk live cast we talk with Alex Kuch, Katie Zucker, Kristine Freark and Robert Clifford to talk about those burning questions for adoptees. Connecting with more of you around the world, wherever we are. You can watch the video version of this over at Facebook.com/imadoptedOrg
1 hr 5 min
Mar 11, 2020
Relationships Between Adoptive Siblings - Alex Kuch
In this Episode of I'm Adopted, Adoptee Alex Kuch is hosting and he talks about the relationships between adoptive siblings.
Mar 4, 2020
Welcome 2020 - 7 Years Since Contacting my Birth Family. Whats Changed?
Welcome to our first Podcast of I'm Adopted for 2020. In this episode, Russian - New Zealand Adoptee Alex Gilbert talks about the current relationship with his birth family in Russia after being in contact for 7 years.
Dec 3, 2019
A Huge Thank You!
This is our final episode of I'm Adopted for the 2019 season. We will be right back with our new season in the New Year! Thank you so much!
Nov 26, 2019
Romanian Adoptee Alex Kuch shares his views on the global state of International Adoptions
In this Episode of I'm Adopted, Romanian Adoptee Alex Kuch is still hosting with us and this week he shares with us his views on the global state of International Adoptions.
Nov 19, 2019
Romanian Adoptee Alex Kuch Talks about his own personal views on Adoption
This week on I'm Adopted, Romanian-German-Kiwi Adoptee Alexander Kuch is hosting while Alex Gilbert is away. This week Alex talks about his own views on adoption.
Nov 12, 2019
National Adoption Awareness Month - Those Stories From Other Adoptees
In this Episode of I'm Adopted, we take a look at some of the incredible stories that were told on our podcast. We revisit Janna Lambs story, Alex Kuch's story, Daria Rottenberk's story and Allyson Duranceau's story.
Nov 5, 2019
Adoptee Alexander Kuch Talks Romania
In this Episode of I'm Adopted, Romanian Adoptee Alexander Kuch joins us to talk about his views on his birth country, Romania.
Oct 30, 2019
Celebrating National Adoption Awareness Month
In this Episode of I'm Adopted, Adoptees Alex Gilbert and Alex Kuch talk about what National Adoption Awareness Month means to them.
Oct 23, 2019
Remembering Our First Memories
In this Episode of I'm Adopted, we are joined with Romanian-German Adoptee Alex Kuch to talk about our first and earliest memories growing up as an adoptee.
Oct 15, 2019
From Moscow to North Carolina, American-Russian Adoptee Allyson Duranceau Shares Her Story
This in this Episode of I'm Adopted, American-Russian Adoptee Allyson Duranceau shares with us her story, about the relationship with her family who raised her in the United States as well as the contact and meet up with her birth family in Moscow, Russia.
Oct 8, 2019
Being In The Shoes of your Birth Family or Birth Parents
In this Episode of I'm Adopted, Alex Gilbert talks about how his birth parents might have been feeling before meeting him in Russia for the first time in 2013.
Oct 1, 2019
Tajikistani-New Zealand Adoptee Sarah Berghan Shares her Story and Incredible Journey
In this Episode of I'm Adopted, Tajikistani-New Zealand Adoptee Sarah Berghan joins us to talk about her story. Sarah was adopted at the age of only one month old from the city of Dushanbe in Tajikistan. She lived there until the age of two years old while her New Zealand parents did missionary work in an orphanage in the same city. She then came to New Zealand with her parents and four siblings. This is her story. Follow Sarah on Social Media - Instagram: @sarah.berghan
Sep 24, 2019
Every Experience is Different
In this weeks episode of I'm Adopted, Romanian-German-Kiwi Adoptee Alexander Kuch speaks with Alex Gilbert about the personal and emotional challenges that every adoptee may face across their journey. Every experience is Different.
Sep 17, 2019
Russian-American Adoptee Alex Schmidt Shares us his Adoption Journey
Alex Schmidt is an Russian-American Adoptee currently residing in Seattle Washington. In this Episode of I'm Adopted he shares with us his story and journey.
Sep 10, 2019
Russian-American Adoptee Daria Rottenberk joins us to share her incredible story
In this Episode of I’m Adopted, Russian-American Adoptee Daria Rottenberk joins us to share her story. She was born in Saint Petersburg, Russia and adopted to America when she was six years old. Her story is touching, special and unique. Thank you Daria for joining us this week!
Sep 3, 2019
Adoptee Alex Kuch Talks to Alex Gilbert about some of the most common questions as an Adoptee
In this Episode of I'm Adopted, Romanian-German-Kiwi Adoptee Alex Kuch joins Alex Gilbert to talk about some of the most common questions and challenges asked as an adoptee.
Aug 27, 2019
My First Impressions of Russia after meeting my Birth Parents
In this Episode of I'm Adopted, Russian-New Zealand adoptee Alex Gilbert talks about his first impressions of Russia when he met his birth parents for the first time in 2013.
Aug 20, 2019
My Childhood as an Adoptee
In this Episode of I'm Adopted, Alex Gilbert talks about his childhood as an adoptee, what he would ask his parents about with his own adoption and the questions that he would often ask.
Aug 13, 2019
Alex Gilbert talks to his Russian birth father Mihail (Misha) Kovkov about his Life
In this Episode of I'm Adopted, Alex Gilbert organised a talk with his birth father Mihail (Misha) about his life and his relationship with Alex. Mihail only knew about Alex in 2013 when he reached out to him via social media. Alex met Mihail for the first time at the end of 2013 in Saint Petersburg, Russia.
Aug 6, 2019
When Should I Search for my Birth Family or Parents?
In this Episode Russian-New Zealand Adoptee Alex Gilbert talks about the right age to search for your birth family or birth parents. Be honest, be prepared for anything and never give up hope. Do a search only when you feel it's right.
Jul 30, 2019
Celebrating Four Years of I'm Adopted - Why It's Important
In this episode Alex talks about the importance of I'm Adopted and how the project started in 2015. This month we celebrated four years of the I'm Adopted project.
Jul 23, 2019
Russian-New Zealand Adoptee Janna Lamb shares with us her story and search
In this episode, Russian-New Zealand Adoptee Janna Lamb sat down with Alex to talk about why she did the search for her birth family in Russia, what she learnt about visiting them in Russia and why she decided to take the journey herself, with the full support of her New Zealand parents.
Jul 16, 2019
Romanian-German-New Zealand Adoptee Alexander Kuch shares his story
In this episode Alex Gilbert sat down with Romanian-German-New Zealand adoptee Alexander Kuch to talk about his story, experience and his work with I'm Adopted.
Jul 9, 2019
Finding Birth Families or Birth Parents - Taking Small Steps
In this episode, Alex Gilbert talks about taking those small steps with searching for birth family or birth parents. Making your own decision and with taking your own time.
Jul 2, 2019
Connecting with others Adopted
In this Episode Alex Gilbert talks about why it's important to connect with other adoptees, why having that contact and friendship is important. Note: A new podcast is out every Wednesday.
Jun 29, 2019
We welcome all of you to the very first podcast for I'm Adopted. In this episode, Alex Gilbert talks about his background and introduces his story about the search for his birth parents in Russia, why having this podcast is important and the importance of connecting others with I'm Adopted. The I'm Adopted Page can be found on Facebook at facebook.com/imadoptedOrg or imadopted.org