Can adoptive parents terminate the adoption if it does not work out years later?

Answer Yes. It's called "disruption" and it does happen. Sometimes a child comes home with problems so severe that they cannot be handled by the new family; in such cases, the parents can seek to disrupt ... Read More »

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Losses in adoption by Adoptive Parents?

I don't get this either.It seems to me that adoptive parents lose the dream of having children by birth when they realize they cannot conceive children. But that happens without adoption.They would... Read More »

Adoptive parents - what type of adoption education did you receive?

First we took the foster to adopt classes in our area. That was eight three hour seminars that mostly talked about issues that our children might have due to abuse or neglect, and possibly due to ... Read More »

Adoptees or adoptive parents: What is the rudest comment you've gotten about adoption?

I'll answer it as a future adoptive parent.The WORST one because it goes WAY beyond "rude" and into "hurtful" is "If God meant for you to be a mother he would have made you fertile" or something t... Read More »

Adoptees, how "private" did your adoptive parents keep the details surrounding your adoption?

My adoptive parents did share things very openly with relatives and their friends. My biological parents were involved in drug dealing and my father was sexually abusive. I know this sounds cliche,... Read More »