6 Things You Should NEVER Say to an Adopted Person

Adoption is a topic that needs to be addressed with great compassion and sensitivity.

In this article, Nkem Ndem explains why you should never say the following to someone who was adopted:

  • Are you adopted?
  • Oh, you are so lucky to be adopted!
  • I sometimes wish I were adopted.
  • So, where are your REAL parents?
  • Wow, you actually look like your adoptive parents.
  • You wouldn’t understand because you’re different.

Read her article here.

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Rachel Skousen

Rachel has a long-held passion for adoption that was sealed through her work as the content manager at Adoption.com. She currently works as a content specialist at Adopting.org, finding and sharing amazing adoption content from across the web. She is a mom of three and loves reading and napping in her spare time.

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