The benefits because his collective parents are permitted to grow secure in their particular roles in his life. His adoptive parents are not unwittingly encouraged to compete to possess him. Nor are his birthparents punished and banished from a place in his life.

— Kathleen Silber

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Adoption is a wonderful way of becoming a family.

If being a biological parent is any better or more rewarding than being an adoptive parent, I really don't think I could stand it!


Since we have had this baby with us, I have never again wondered why I never got pregnant. There is no doubt in my mind that God, in His wonderful way, was saving us to be the parents of this wonderful little boy.