A Guide For Adoptees On Answering Ignorant Questions

The answers you need to know for the questions that shouldn't be asked.

Tom Andriola July 13, 2017

When people don’t know about a certain topic, they tend to ask ignorant questions. Most of the time, they don’t mean anything malicious by it, but there are ways you can answer these questions that will help them to get the point. Adoption is no different. As an adoptee, here are some ignorant questions I’ve been asked over the years, and how I have responded.

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Tom Andriola

Tom Andriola advocates for adoptee rights and shares his personal experiences about being adopted and his successful, independent search for both biological parents. To see more of his writing, visit Tom's Facebook page.


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