For National Adoption Awareness Month, we asked adoptees and their families to share with us their thoughts, feelings and experiences regarding adoption. This is one adoptive father’s perspective about what changed HIS.
Written by Super-Spouse, my favorite guest blogger of all time
I am not quite sure how the topic of adoption always seems to come up when I meet new people, but it seems that I have had the same conversation hundreds of times about being an adoptive father.
I never mention that I have adopted sons because I don’t think of them as adopted. They are just my boys, no different than the two biological children we have. But somehow, new conversations frequently turn to them.
Sometimes the conversation starts when I show a picture of the family.
Other times it may begin when I mention our time in China or that we purchased a large van to haul our boys and their medical equipment.
Regardless of how the conversation begins, I always enjoy the opportunity to talk about our family experience with adoption. But when I was thinking about what to write for this post, I started to wonder why the same questions and comments generally come up during each conversation.
The closest thing to an answer I could come up with was PERSPECTIVE.Read More