P/AP's: How much "adoption loss", grief and adoptee issues were covered in your adoption training?

Answer Since we planned on adopting through foster care we completed those classes, but then we also had classes from the agency we went through to adopt internationally. The foster classes were mostly w... Read More »

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Will two or more adoption financial assistance organizations work together on one adoption case so that all of the adoption costs are covered or is help limited to aid from one company per adoption?

No, you can only use one agency per adoption and I would recommend you do so.There are banks, however, that will work with the financial assistance organizations and can provide you low or no inter... Read More »

As an Adult Adoptee, what single piece of advice would you give to a young adoptee regarding adoption?

Don't let anyone else tell you how you "ought" to thing, feel, react or act with regard to your relinquishment, adoption, reunion and relationship with first family. How you define your family is ... Read More »

How do you reverse adoption on a minor child with mental issues not disclosed before adoption from foster care system tha is destorying the rest of the family?

A child isn't a car if it was one of your natural children you could have it institutionalised so you can still do that any way.

FPs/APs/PAPs/Adoptees: Do you share your views of adoption IRL with the same passion as on the web?

Actually less and less, the older I get. These two stories are from the past year... I have a neighbor I used to walk with daily. She has an adopted daughter who is the bio kid of an intact fami... Read More »