We’ve all seen the Oprah adoption reunions, replete with joyful tears and warm embraces. And sometimes that’s how reunions go. But not always! Every adoption reunion is different. Often meeting birth family members can be awkward – at least at first. Sometimes the person reaching out is outright rejected. But as someone works to reach out to a biological family member, they might be asking: What can I do to help this go right?
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