I Was Adopted – 5 Things I Want You to Know

I was adopted. That does not automatically make me lucky, and it doesn’t automatically put me in debt to anyone. I am still a human being, just like everyone else, and my circumstances don’t change that in any way. We are all dealt a hand when we are born, and our fates are not in our control as we wind our way through the experience of childhood. Now that I am an adult, I can reflect back on where I came from, and I often do. And as an adoptee, I appreciate it when others understand what it’s like—here are five things I want them to know: