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Monday, August 26, 2013

Guest Post: Some Adoptee Declarations

By Guest Blogger: Sara Knight

Common Things People Say to Adoptees That Should Never be Said:

“So, do you know who your REAL parents are?"

“Do you know why you were given away?”

“Do you cry every time you think about it?”

“Do you know what happened to your real parents?” 

“You should be forever grateful to your family for taking you in.”

"You would crush your parents, I am sure if you ever tried to find your “real” family."