The Differences Between Open Adoption And Closed Adoption

Relationships between birth families and adoptive families are unique.

Shelley Skuster March 27, 2017

Relationships between birth families and adoptive families are unique. Open, closed, and semi-open adoptions are the most common types of adoption agreements between birth families, adoptees, and adoptive families. While no two adoptions are the same, there are some characteristics that set them apart from one another.

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Shelley Skuster

Shelley is a former award-winning television journalist who traded in suit coats and red lipstick for a messy bun and yoga pants. She's a freelance writer who stays at home with her three daughters who are all ((gasp)) under the age of three and came to her via adoption and birth. She's the woman behind the blog Shelley Writes, and she can also be found on Facebook and Twitter.

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