Father Through Love

It’s not often we see a quote or meme about the dad’s in adoption. They may not be as vocal as mom’s in the adoption triad, but dad’s too have strong feelings and love for their children. The adoptive father quote rings true for me, as my husband loves both of our son. One is his step son, one is his son through adoption. Yet, he doesn’t distinguish them as not being “his”.  They may not share genes, but they do share a great deal of love for one another. DNA isn’t required to be a good parent. Sharing genes doesn’t make a man a dad.  A good dad is achieved through love and commitment.

Adoptive Father Quote

Father through love not genes.

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Sarah - Content Specialist for adopting.org, is a mother both biologically and through domestic infant open adoption. She resides with her husband and two boys in Ohio. She is passionate about open adoption and adoption education. In her free time she enjoys cooking, photography, writing, and hiking. You can find more of her adoption work at Heart For Open Adoption on Facebook or on Adoption.com.

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