When you talk about finding your family by birth…

“I’m not interested in money. I just want to meet them.”

The adopted ones blog

Invariably, when some hear about an adoptee wanting to find their family of birth, they leap to money, the adopted one is looking for an inheritance.  That’s what I want to talk about today.  Unless you’ve lived your life as an only, you have no lived experience to explain the complicated, nuanced feelings an adoptee can have being adopted, not having full knowledge of their identity.  The collateral damage that can happen when you have missing pieces.

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2 thoughts on “When you talk about finding your family by birth…

  1. I have a bullet casing from my father Earl’s funeral (it was a military funeral though he was Navy.) That seems rather silly to me to ever think about inheriting anything but information.

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