How to Offend All Fathers Touched by Adoption on Father’s Day

If you’ve ever participated in the online adoption community, you’ve probably noticed that it’s pretty female-heavy. Don’t take this to mean that fathers don’t care and aren’t involved, however. They are, in a big way, so be careful about assuming that adoption isn’t really a “guy thing.”

With Father’s Day approaching, adoptive mom Melissa Giarrosso talked to several adoptive dads about things that people say that really grind their gears.

So if you’re looking to offend an adoptive or birth dad this Father’s Day, you’ll be totally equipped to after reading this article. (On the other hand, if you’re hoping to learn how to support the dad in your life touched by adoption, this article will also be a help to you!)

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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 She currently works as a content specialist at, 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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