Why People Choose Adoption: Quotes


Adoptive parentsWe’ve gathered some of our favorite quotes from all around the internet about why people choose adoption. It’s always wonderful to read when we need some inspiration!

Actress and adoptive parent, Connie Britton: “Adoption is a “‘wonderful and life-changing experience.'”

Birthmother, Michelle T: “I do not grieve the loss as much as I celebrate the life of my son. That is a very healing thing.”

Birthmother, Janelle:”I remember, most of all, the unsurpassable amount of love that I felt for my son – a love I still feel – that led me to choose adoption.”

Adoptive parent, Jillian Lauren: “I love it for the way its struggles have defined my life and made me strong. I love it for the fascinating, crazy quilt of a family it has stitched together for me.”

Author and adoptee, Karen Fowler: “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.”

Author and adoptee, DaShanne Stokes: “Adoption isn’t just a childhood experience, it’s a life-long experience.”

Singer and adoptive mom, Sheryl Crow: “Little souls find their way to you, whether they’re from your womb or someone else’s.”

Attorney and adoption advocate, Nicole Skellenger: “If there’s a cause worth fighting for it’s this: children belong in families.”

Foster parent, Jim Bond: “Don’t jump into it – think long and hard – but if you do do it, it will be the best thing you have ever done.”

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