Reading this made my heart ache.
I follow Portrait of an Adoption of Facebook and I saw this post today. I have read several stories about adoptive parents going to meet birth parents, but this story made me really sad for …. the kids … the birthmom …. the birth grandma …. the birthdad … the adoptive parents … everyone involved.
The short version is that the potential adoptive parents went to visit the birthparents and shit went ALL sideways. The adoptive mother’s apartment didn’t even have a bowl to eat of of. Her first one seemed to be ignored by the mother and grandmother. The mom was pregnant again. The dad was high. After they dropped the mom back off at home, they got a message with her screaming in the background so they had to call the police.
I can’t ….
You can read the whole story here.