What If The Birth Parents Don’t Want Us?

I recently wrote about our love and devotion to my daughter’s birth mother. After it was posted, I received quite a few messages of longing and confusion from adoptive parents who wished that their child’s bio-parents wanted to be involved in the lives of their kids. “What,” they wondered, “if my child’s birth parent doesn’t want us?” Here are some “do’s and don’ts” to take into consideration.

Have you experienced a birth parent withdrawing from your child’s life? What is your advice for those who are in similar situations?



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