So now you’ve done your search and successfully found your birth mother or father. And best of all, he or she is amenable to meeting. Perhaps you’ve exchanged letters, emails or a phone call. What’s the best way to proceed?
The vast majority of adoptees want to search out their birth parents. How do birth parents prepare for that, and what do you need to know to have a successful reunion?
When your child wants to meet his or her birth family, it can be tough not to take it personally. Birth mother Lorri shares her advice to adoptive parents in this situation.