• Stop Saying This To Kids Who Are Adopted

    11 days ago - By Scary Mommy

    It's a pretty simple rule: Never tell an adoptee to be thankful that they are adopted.
    Now let me tell you why.
    It doesn't matter if their biological parents abused them, did drugs, or want nothing to do with them. It doesn't matter if they came from a third world country. What matters is that they are separated from the family that biologically should have taken care of them.
    Children who have been abused often still love their parents.
    If they want to say that, okay. But nobody should tell them they have to be thankful for you changing their circumstances. If you decide to adopt...
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