“Don’t believe everything you think!” I saw this bumper sticker in front of me the other day and thought it was brilliant! I recently returned home from an adoption conference feeling like the worst adoptive parent in the world. Were my feelings justified? Not really. But I, like you, occasionally buy into adoption myths. What are adoption myths? Why do adoption myths survive for so long? Sometimes our doubts get the best of us. The worst part is adoption myths keep up us from experiencing what we want. Let’s take a look at common adoption myths.