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Foster Care Adoptee to Birth Father: Matthew’s Story

Matthew is a foster care adoptee who later placed a daughter for adoption with his (adoptive) sister.

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10 Things Never to Say to an Adoptee

For the first blog in our three-part series, find out what things you should never say to an adoptee — and why.

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So, You Found Your Birth Family — Now What?

You’ve finally located your birth family — but you’re not sure what to do now. Check out our 7 tips to get started.

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10 Social-Distancing Gift Ideas for Adoption Triad Members

Looking for virtual gifts for triad members this holiday season? You’re in luck. Check out our extensive guide to find just the right thing.

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The Reunion Series – Part 3

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?

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5 Questions to Ask a Potential Adoption Therapist as an Adoptee

Finding an adoption competent therapist is harder than it sounds. Adoptees may have unique challenges to work through, and a general understanding of trauma is not the same as a specific understanding of adoption.

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The Debate: Adoptee’s Right to Know vs. Birth Parents’ Privacy

These two things are both important, but can’t always co-exist. Adoptees have a need (and a right) to know their history. Does a birth parent’s desire for privacy still matter more, like it used to:?

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7 Adoptees to Follow on Social Media Today

No matter if you are an adoptive parent, birth parent or an adoptee, it is important to have a complete understanding of the impact adoption has on everyone involved — especially adoptees. Follow these seven accounts to learn more about the unique journey of an adoptee.

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5 Ways to Honor a Birth Father on Father’s Day

Wondering how to honor a birth father on Father’s Day? Whether you’re an adoptive parent, an adoptee or a loved one of a birth father, check out our five tips here to find the one that is right for you.

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The Ethics of Renaming an Adopted Child

Should adoptive parents give their child a new name, even if that child is old enough to know their name? Learn the pros and cons of giving an adopted child a new name — including what adoptees have to say about it

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