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Should we tell our cousins that the man who raised them was not their biological father?

I have two cousins that are in their late 50’s and early 60’s. Their mother, my aunt, just passed away. Neither knows that they were artificially inseminated babies and that their father, who has been dead for 12 years, was … Continue reading

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My daughter is lying, stealing and threatening to hurt herself.

My daughter is twelve, I adopted her when she was nine. Currently she is stealing, lying and being very disrespectful. We have really good chats about things but she continues the behaviors. She is seeing a psychologist, but I’m not … Continue reading

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What should you tell your kids if they were conceived in a “non traditional” way?

Many older women who’ve had trouble conceiving have used donor eggs (and sometimes sperm too) to conceive. Though they’ve given birth to their children, they’re not genetically linked to them. Should they tell their children? And when? In the case … Continue reading

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We are having a problem with our daughter’s attitude.

My daughter is 11, hormonal, and was adopted at the age of eight. We are having a real issue with her attitude toward us and her siblings. I honesly don’t think this is an adoption issue, as we are extremely … Continue reading

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Should you tell a child they are adopted?

My sister is in her mid-thirties and after having fertility treatments she adopted a baby girl. Her baby looks a lot like her. She says she is going to tell her that she is adopted right from the beginning. I … Continue reading

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