Tag: "Search For Birth Family"

Adoptees - In Search Of Self

We are often asked 'why' adoptees come to a point in their lives that they start a search for biological family. The best answer to that question is that they are in search of 'self'. Soren Kierkegaard said this, "Life must be understood backwards, but... it must be lived forwards". When you are adopted and you do not know the beginning of your personal story, nothing that comes afterward makes any sense, and until you find out your own answers you never understand why.

An adoptee once explained his feelings this way. "Imagine that you are ... Read More