Adoptive Parents, are you looking for a way to open records?

Answer No, everything I do will directly effect my OWN child. I got his IBC, I have his non-identifying info. I keep a relationship with his family and he sees them whenever possible. Open record will hav... Read More »

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Open and honest communication between adoptive parents and their adoptive children?

Great question Possum!Awesome article! It sparked a beautiful conversation between DD and myself. Thank you. Open communication is something i would hope all parents strive for especially adopti... Read More »

Social workers, adoptive parents, birth-mothers, and adoptees what are your experiences with open adoption?

(((Emmy)))I'm so sorry you're going through this. It really sucks that you were led to believe one thing when no one actually planned to follow through with it. One thing you said really stood out ... Read More »

Adoptive Parents, what do you believe to be the biggest misconception about you/other Adoptive Parents?

Wow. Fantastic question. I would echo what the other APs have said on here.That we did something illegal or evil by adopting.That our motivations were either to be saviors, or to be trendy.That w... Read More »

Adoptive parents, prospective adoptive parents and adoptees?

At the risk of being stoned to death, I will respectfully submit that I will give MY medical history to my son lost to adoption, but will put a note in my file at the agency that under no circumsta... Read More »