Tag: "Successful Search"

Successful Search? Reunion advice for Adoptees

If you are an adoptee who has initiated a successful search, you may be confused at what comes next in the reunion process. Most adoptees who start a search NEVER expect to be welcomed by the targeted birth family member. I know when I was facing that all important telephone call to my own birth father, the last thing I expected him to say was, "Hi, I guess I'm your Dad, what took you so long to call me?"

After talking to thousands of adoptees facing the same scenario, one thing is clear. We NEVER expected ... Read More