One of the advantages of an open adoption is that there is a link between the adopted child and her biological family, which can help provide the child with knowledge about her true roots an... [more]
In my own life, I only have the privilege of enjoying a relationship with one set of my grandparents. The profound impact this relationship had on the formation of my values, personal goals,... [more]
The most important thing to remember is that there is no typical open adoption relationship. You may feel a close kinship or warm friendship with each other, or an uncomfortable and even con... [more]
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