"Don’t you want a child of your own?"
"Isn’t adoption incredibly expensive?"
"What if his birth mother comes to take him back?”
After you shared your decision to adopt with your family and friends, you might have been asked questions like these, accompanied by looks of concern. Your loved ones want the best for you, but questions like these show that they don't fully understand adoption. They don’t have the facts about how open adoption works.
The media often portrays an inaccurate picture of adoption, full of drama. So, lots of people are led to believe the adoption misconceptions they see in the media are typical in real adoptions.
We encourage you to educate your family and friends with the truth to these 4 commonly-believed adoption misconceptions:Read More