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navywife32000 posted:
about 11 years old a dream came true for me. I had registered at a matching site for adopted kids and their biological parents and they found my biological mom. I was so scared to meet her but we traveled from Idaho to Portland the next day to meet my new family. Will they except me was running through my head. I couldn't of had a better reunion. When I opened up the door it was like starring at a mirror. I always wondered why I looked like I did: blonde hair, blue eyes, short when my brothers were dark haired, green eyes and extremely tall. I found out that we had a lot in common, just little things we had in common. I met my aunt and great aunt and uncle. I met my great grandma. She was so excited to hear that she was a grandma. After that we just clicked and have been close ever since. I even call her mom but there still is only one mommy, my mom in Idaho.
My parents in Idaho were very supportive about me finding them. They have met them several times and get along really well. As my mom says "She is a part of you and if I love you I have to love her"
So if there is anyone out there looking for their biological parents hang on, it will happen at the time you are least expecting it. And parents of adoptive kids if they are looking it doesn't mean they don't love you. They are just looking for a part of their heart that is missing and can only be filled by 2 people. You have so many questions about your adoption that needs answered, even if you think it's going to hurt them. Just give them a chance
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KL24 responded:
Thanks for sharing your story! I love hearing happy reunion stories. We have an open adoption with our daughter's biomom so I don't worry about reunion with her...but a reunion with biofather is always heavy in the back of my mind.
 
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Mom1to3 replied to KL24's response:
Why does a possible reunion with the bio dad sound not-good to you? I'm not trying to pry, it's just that bio moms are not always truthful about dad, his awareness of the pregnancy, or they may villify him to you for various reasons. Don't believe everyting bio mom told you about him. Your child may really want to meet him someday. I really feel that the bio dads get the short end of the stick! My own daughter is from an international adoption, and we have NO information on her birth parents to offer her if she ever wants/needs to know.
 
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KL24 replied to Mom1to3's response:
I would support my daughter if she wanted to find biofather, but I'm not rushing that process anytime soon. We are contemplating trying to find his parents but aren't ready to have direct contact with him for several reasons.


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