Making the decision to bring a child into your home through adoption is something no family takes lightly.
There are countless reasons that can lead parents to the decision, but all that matters in the end is making sure their child feels as loved as any other family member.
Unfortunately, there are still a lot of lingering misconceptions about those who bring home a child they didn’t give birth to. Sometimes, a friend or loved one might think they’re making a completely innocent comment or asking a totally reasonable question without realizing just how hurtful, demeaning, and frustrating it is for the parents.
Do you have any adopted members of your family? Have you ever had to deal with annoying remarks from others like the ones below? Let us know in the comments and be sure to include any we might have missed.
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