Adoption is one of the most beautiful things I have experienced in my life. It made me a mother right when I thought it never would become a mom. I not only gained a son from it, but I also gained a whole family from it. But it also broke me down in many ways. It is not meant for the weak at heart, and it certainly isn’t “an easy way out.” Let’s explore some of the really hard truths of going through the adoption process that aren’t always easy to talk about.