The current prompt over at Open Adoption Bloggers is a good one. Does it get easier? It’s a question my clients ask, too, and my answer is Yes. And No. Open adoption relationships are just like any other relationship — relationships grow and change, sometimes for the worse and sometimes for the better. In the case of domestic infant adoption, …
I am sitting here and thinking about birth fathers and thinking about how many of them aren’t present in the adoption stories. I miss their voices.
Closed adoptions are swiftly becoming endangered species. If an adoption is closed now, it’s likely that it won’t stay that way.
For the first Open Adoption Book Club, we’re talking about Megan’s Birthday Tree: A Story About Open Adoption.
To me, openness in adoption is an attitude. It’s a belief that our kids are best served with honesty, respect and understanding.