Disclaimer: We are very grateful to the families who have graciously agreed to share with the adoptive community their experience and thoughts on birth parents search. While each story is special and unique in its own way, together, they form a collective narrative.
These are very important and personal accounts of intimate relationships and encounters. We recognize and respect the need for privacy. For this reason, some materials are provided anonymously.
You are welcome to participate in this forum. You can leave your comments under each page; you can also email us with specific questions. We will forward your questions to the families and invite them to answer your questions.
Finally, the birth parents search is a journey motivated by love and compassion; it requires a great deal of courage. Families take different paths and make different choices. Let’s respect the paths they have taken and the choices they have made, and sustain a constructive and inclusive exchange of ideas and experiences.