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Our Adopted Son Confessed He Never Really Wanted Us as Family

Photo by Annie Marek-Barta on Unsplash

Our son (9yo) confided in us recently that the only reason he came to live with us is that he wanted to get away from his previous foster parent. I don’t blame him, she was abusive, and I’m happy we can give him a safe place to live. However, he has confessed that he doesn’t think of us as his parents or his family. He’s been with us for a year.

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