We are here to help you find your birth parents. We realize that finding your birth parents is a challenging, complex process. Sometimes even with a name, it can be difficult finding people through social media and directories. This is why here at adopted.
For children of adoptive parents, the prospect of reunion is a lingering, emotional mystery. Were they unwanted, or were their parents simply unable to care for a child? Sometimes, life has a way of bringing people back together, regardless of the odds. In the stories below, adopted children reflect on their experiences reuniting with their birth parents—and the twists and turns they traveled to get there. He was able to get in touch with his siblings, who connected him with his birth mother—and on his birthday in June earlier this year, Neal walked through the doors of a home in Sacramento and hugged his birth mother for the first time. Author Lisa Lutz grew up knowing she had been adopted, but she never obsessed over finding her birth parents. Instead, she was angry.
Learning that you are adopted or giving a child up for adoption can both be tough situations to face. Fortunately, thanks to the Internet, it is now easier than ever to find those that you have lost through adoption. If you are looking for someone who has been adopted or are looking for a birth parent, the profiles at Adoption.