Originally posted on The adopted ones blog:
Throughout my life I’ve been a reader. Reading allows to escape at times, other time it teaches me what I need to know, hear. It helps when I’m not sure about something, questioning whether feelings have changed, or will change in the future. First I start with the past, then my era, and try to decide what it may be in the future.
Recently, what I’ve questioned is about what people say about an adoptee says they wish they’d never been adopted. I’ve heard the responses, and generally, they tell the adoptee it’s because they just had a bad experience. Others say adoptee’s today won’t feel that way. Most take it as a direct attack on adoption, themselves as adoptive parents. Discussions seldom end well, but there are also deeper thinkers out there who can understand why it was said. I don’t know if I’ve ever said it, but, I know that it…
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