Adoption law can be overwhelming for those considering adopting. It’s complicated as well as confusing and intimidating. A lot of parents view adoption as the best option for a gift. Its benefits for adopting a child far exceed the difficulties involved in navigating legal requirements for adoption. Before you begin the process, however there are many points to consider prior to adopting. In this video, we are going to hear from an adopted parent on things she wishes she had known prior to making the decision to adopt. Let’s get started!
This mom shares some of her most intimate ideas about adoption. The primary one being that love is not always sufficient for adoption. In the case of children, the idea of “if I love them enough that I am able to help them” isn’t healthy. Anyone who is considering adoption needs be able to come into the experience accepting that adoption is being a loss. You must help your child make sense of the situation, and not just give the child a temporary fix. You will have to sometimes take on behalf of your family. There may be times when you need to safeguard your privacy or grant your children to recount their experiences.