It seems to be a common theme for me lately to catch myself over-analyzing everything to do with adoption. When I don’t, and then see other adoptive parents upset about something, I ask myself, “Should I join in and be upset, too?” I wonder, “Am I missing something here?”
The word adopt seems to be a trigger for adoptive parents when used in situations other than the adoption of a child into a forever family. In this article, I address the reasons why we are not the only people who get to use this word. We did not coin the term. Just like many words in the English language, this one has many definitions. Click here to read the full story on adoption.com.