I Hate Being Adopted

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 53 People

    I Love That I Am Adopted, Makes Me Unique And Special

    I have noticed so many stories on here about those who hate being adopted. Our stories are all definitely very different. I have been loved by so many people who all gave me an amazing life. My birthmother met my adopted mother several months before I was born. In the end she...
    lachapcm lachapcm
    18-21, F
    Nov 18, 2012

    Lonely + Depressed = Adopted

    I was adopted at 3 days old. I have no information on my natural birth parents. My life was a living hell growing up and I'm still fighting in/with this thing called life. My adopted father died when I was 8 yrs old and my adopted mom became an alcoholic. There were times I...
    Stillfeellonely Stillfeellonely
    1 Response Aug 29, 2012


    I hate being adopted too,  i hate my adoptive parents so much! I could never ever love them. they are not my parents! i feel like they are just there  cuz i gotta live somewhere..... i suffer from abandonment issues and depression... my real brothers feel the same way (They...
    angiecarley123 angiecarley123
    5 Responses Jun 2, 2011

    I Was Adopted

    I was adopted at two years. My mum had me by accident. My grandma stuck by me and I love her to bits. People make rude comment bout being adopted and a lot of times it Makes me Feel like a stray dog Hanging around a purebred People at school don't fail to ask me stupid...
    Lexiicola Lexiicola
    Sep 23, 2012

    The Color Girl

    I hate being adopted! I have no history and a really not so nice past in my childhood there were family members who would not come around because of me! Crazy as a child I found it powerful but also hurtful.  I have been spit on and called all kinds of names.  Well I was...
    Eleira Eleira
    1 Response Feb 16, 2012

    Concidering Myself Useless

    I hate being adopted. I have an open adoption, but my birth parents abused me, and anytime I hear or see them I get scared. I hate my adoptive parents, because they don't know my past, and they don't love me like their "WHITE" children. I'm a different color, and they decide to...
    MisunderstoodAsian MisunderstoodAsian
    1 Response Apr 13, 2012

    Why Did I Have To Be Adopted?

    I was adopted when I was 18 months old. My adopted mother is German/White and my dad is African American. I can slightly at least look like I'm a part of his family, but my mom's side? No. I feel like every time I talk to them they look at me differently because I'm adopted. I...
    Kairika97 Kairika97
    13-15, F
    3 Responses Feb 28, 2012

    Adoptee Not Loved By Either Of Her Mothers.. Birth Or Adopted

    I was adopted at 5 weeks old .. a great baby according to my foster mother . My bmom was 15 when she had me and her mother made her put me up for adoption. My amom was told she couldnt have kids ( not true they were trying too hard) so they asked my adad's mother for money to...
    KymberlySue KymberlySue
    2 Responses Feb 14, 2012

    I was three when adopted along with my eight

    month old little brother. We were from a small town where everybody knew the why's, etc., and my adoptive parents moved five states away so we would never know anything about our bio family. At three, a lot of my personality was already formed and life had taught me by that...
    RRr9 RRr9
    51-55, M
    Apr 14, 2014

    Being Adopted Sucks:(

    I was adopted when I was around 4-5 months old and when I was around 10 years old I mom told me that she cant show me my birth mom and has so idea who she is and what she looked like and ever her name. At first I was okay with it, then i thought about it more and more and got...
    SkyGirl17 SkyGirl17
    5 Responses Nov 16, 2012

    I was adopted I believe at less

    than 2 months old. My adoptive parents adopted my cousin from my biological mothers sister..(if that makes sense) so my younger "brother" is actually my cousin. For years I didn't really understand it, I was Hispanic and my parents were white. Kids would ask why I was so tan...
    jpm34 jpm34
    22-25, M
    Apr 21, 2015

    I found out that I was adopted at the age of 24.

    Even though something inside of me always told me that I didn't belong. It came as a shock to me. To hear the story of how I was given up for adoption at birth. That my biological mother didn't want me because I was the result of an affair she had. At that moment everything...
    JC0825 JC0825
    31-35, M
    Feb 20

    I Am Beaten Daily

    my life sucks I have no friends and my stepparents abuse me constantly both emotionally and physically I have no one to talk to
    Sarahsworldofpain Sarahsworldofpain
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Oct 14, 2013

    Leave The Past In The Past And Start A New!

               I was adopted at the tender age of 4 by a seemingly loving family . My mother only agreed to adopt me because my father wanted a girl and then when i was about 7 or 8 they got the divorced and that's when i feel it was all down hill from there. Yes i have to...
    liciyunna12 liciyunna12
    Aug 18, 2011

    Adopted But Still An Orphan

    I am the middle adopted child of a 2 "real children"family. I have not spoken to them in years and don't plan on doing so anytime ever. I was verbally and mentally abused all my life. I was told I wasn't good enough. I have spent years trying to untie the knots of abuse and pain...
    patriciascott patriciascott
    Jul 23, 2012

    Im Old And Tired And Feeling All Alone

    My life is lonely I am at the stage of life where friends are coming to terms with their parents getting old and some real life changes and how they feel about where they have come from and who they are as they become the adults in the family and their parents become "like the...
    Eleira Eleira
    2 Responses Mar 5, 2012
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