If you are considering adoption as a birth mother or adoptive parent, it may be helpful to hear about adoption from the perspective of people who were adopted. While every adoption experience is unique, many adoptees grow up with a deep appreciation for having been adopted while navigating the complex emotions that come along with it. Here are some inspiring quotes about what it feels like to be adopted to brighten your day and provide some insight while you decide if adoption is right for you.
Quotes From People Who Were Adopted
“I have a lot of respect for my birth mother. I know she must have had a lot of love for me to want to give me what she felt was a better chance.” – Faith Hill
“My adoptive parents made me feel special. They were my parents. 1000%.” – Steve Jobs
“I’m lucky that I have wonderful parents who chose me. I often say adoption is a full-circle blessing, and I truly believe it. Adopted children were not abandoned, we were chosen.”
– Kristin Chenoweth
“I will never stop supporting or promoting the difficult but beautiful act of adoption. Love IS brave.” – Lindsey, adoptee
“Perhaps I was too young to understand it really, but it just never was a big issue to me. I never had this empty place in me thinking that I’ve missed out somewhere, or that I was abandoned.” – Sarah McLachlan
“My life has been shaped by the decision two people made over 24 years ago. They decided to adopt a child. They got me, and I got a chance at the kind of life all children deserve.” – Karen Fowler
“It takes a truly selfless individual to create life and bless another family through the process. Truly a brave love.” – Marti, adoptee
“Being adopted doesn’t define who I am, but it does help shape the person I’ve become.” -Jenny, adoptee
“Being adopted doesn’t mean I was unwanted, it means I was chosen and loved.” -Fred, adoptee
“My adoptive parents may not be my biological family, but they are my forever family.” -Austin, adoptee
“I am grateful every day for the gift of adoption and the wonderful family it has brought into my life.” –Amy, adoptee
“I may not know where I came from, but I am grateful for where I am going with my adoptive family.” – Richard, adoptee.
“Being adopted has given me the opportunity to be a part of a loving and supportive family, and I am forever grateful.” – Anonymous
“Adoption is a reminder that love knows no bounds and can bring people together in the most unexpected ways.” – Greg, adoptee
“I may not know my biological family, but I am so thankful for my adoptive family who has given me a lifetime of love and support.” -Sara, adoptee
As adoption lawyers in the state of Florida, we have years of experience with the adoption process. We are proud advocates for and sensitive to the needs of birth mothers and children, and we understand that choosing to put your baby in an adoption plan is a life-changing decision, full of emotional highs and lows. We are here to support and guide you each step of the way, whether or not you decide adoption is right for you. If you would like to schedule a consultation to find out more about adoption and the services we offer, contact us today.