Yes I Am Adopted 2"Just a question- if your birth parents came back would you go with them?"
"Um- NO! Why on earth would I leave my parents- to live with my birth parents who never raised me? My father probably doesn't even know I exist- and my mother would never come back for me- she's already been through a lot- I've never met them in my life- Giving birth and raising a kid are two very different things. And- why would I throw away the life i have now?"
"I never- I never thought of it that way..."
"I mean- what if a man and woman came up to you and said 'Come back with us'- Would you go?"
"Of- of course not---"
"It's the same for me,"
"Oh- Would you ever want to meet your mom?"
"I don't know- I think if anything, I'd want to let her know how grateful I am- How amazing my life is... I'd want to make sure she's okay- But in reality, we are separated by an ocean, by culture, by race, by language--- God's the only thing that connects us. Also it would be awkward- 'Hey, I'm your daughter by t
Yes I Am Adopted 1"That's cool you're adopted!"
"Yeah- it is..." - isn't it?
"I always wondered if you were- you know because---"
"Yeah, I know- I don't look like my parents at all"
"How old were you when you were adopted?"
"18 months- so a year and a half,"
"Wow... Do- you remember your parents at all?"
"Um, I was a baby so I don't remember,"
"Oh yeah duh... THat makes sense.. Why did your mom give you up?"
"She couldn't take care of me.... THat's why,"