National Adoption Directory


Find an Adoption Agency

Find an Adoption Attorney

Full Directory ►

Join Adoption Groups!

Click the arrows to expand each group category below

Family Building Options

Starting Out in Adoption

Waiting to Adopt

U.S. Newborn Adoption

U.S. Foster Adoption

International Adoption

My Family

My Adoption Interests

My Child's Age/Stage

My Location

The Adoption Triad

Adoptive Families Magazine

Adoption Group: Adoptees


Adoption Group Information

Adoptees

Adoptees

For adopted children, teens, and adults.

Please read our guidelines before posting.



Group Message Board

Post a New Topic to this Message Board

  • katieelaine123
    Adult Adoptee Study and Desire to Start Family - Help?

    Hello, My name is Katie Green and I am student at Smith College School for Social Work. This study is in partial completion of my master’s in social work (MSW). I am conducting a study that seeks to answer the question, “does the experience of being adopted affect an adoptee’s decision to start a family?” I’m looking to interview adult adoptees who are either contemplating parenthood or who are already parents about their personal adoption narratives in order to observe if their experiences are related to their considerations of starting a family. Interviews will last approximately 60 minutes. Participation criteria includes: 1) Adopted as an infant (age 0-1), 2) Be 18 or older and 3) Thinking about starting a family (or not!) or be a parent already. If this sounds like you and you’re interested ” great! Please touch base with me here or via email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) //= 0; i=i-1){ if (l[i].substring(0, 1) == ' ') output += "&#"+unescape(l[i].substring(1))+";"; else output += unescape(l[i]); } document.getElementById('eeEncEmail_lMqqgzcoHy').innerHTML = output; //]]> . Or, if you know of someone who fits the bill, pretty please share this posting. I can conduct interviews in-person, via telephone or online, so location is not an issue! Katie Green, Graduate Student This study protocol has been reviewed and approved by the Smith College School for Social Work Human Subjects Review Committee (HSRC).

  • catherinenz
    Should adoptees' opinions on these boards be judged differently?

    I’ve been on these boards for a while.  I don’t think I am particularly negative and I try very hard to answer questions in a constructive way.  I don’t think…

  • rn4kidz
    One32 pairs of earrings

    I own 132 pairs of christmas earrings, of which I have NEVER worn a single pair. When I was 12 I was out with my mom and saw a pair…

  • birdseye

  • mmarcus
    Study for Hispanic/Latino Transracial Adoptees

    To Whom It May Concern: My name is Molly Marcus. I am a doctoral candidate in Clinical Psychology at Chestnut Hill College in Philadelphia, PA. I am conducting a study…

  • Rachel McKail
    Life Stories Research for those Internationally adopted from Romania.

    Were you adopted internationally from Romania? Are you over 16? Are you willing to share your life-story so far? I am doing some research to find out about the life…

  • JodyM
    Adoptees Writing Contest 2015, winning entries

    Winners entries of the 2015 Adoptees Writing Contest have been announced on 2 blogs- and the 1st and 2nd place winners, Alissa M of North Carolina ($200 award ) and…

  • shortyz
    What will our adopted child wish we had asked his birth mother?

    Hi everyone, We are matched, and the expectant mom is indicating she wants a semi-open adoption. We will be sending her pictures and updates, but I’m not sure how much…

  • View All Discussions »

Recent Activity in Adoptees



Most Active Adoption Groups

View All Groups »


NATIONAL ADOPTION DIRECTORY


Find an Adoption Agency

Find an Adoption Attorney or Agency



Search the full directory ►