I Just Found My Birth Family

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 23 People

    I Met My Birth Father When I Was In College

    When I was in College My Birth mothers sister contacted me. She told me she knew my birth father and was friends with his parents. I was amazed! I was also scared and nervous as heck. He flew out to the college where I was going to school and spent a weekend with me. He kept...
    JennaR JennaR
    51-55, F
    Aug 1, 2012

    Forever Changed

    Before I share my story I would like everyone to know that I love my adoptive family with all of my heart. I was adopted when I was 2 days old. Growing up my parents always told me that I was special because I was adopted. I was special because God chose them to take care of me...
    milly11112011 milly11112011
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jan 28, 2013

    My Birth Family Rejected Me

    I spent 20 years looking for my birth family, then I found my birth mother.  She lived and worked 10 minutes drive away from me.  I spoke with her husband and asked him to help me contact her.  He said he didn't want any part of it, but he told me where she worked...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    6 Responses Jul 13, 2009

    Finding My Birth Family

    I searched for my birth family for over 30 years and one day I found them.  I have 12 brothers and sisters. My parents and 1 brother have died.  I have met 7 of them. Like most families, it has it's ups and downs, not everyone gets along but it's "my family"...
    kaedrasgma kaedrasgma
    46-50, F
    Apr 7, 2008

    My Happy Ending

    My story is nothing like most I've read or heard about, I never really had much intertest in searching for my birth family. Not because I didn't want to know who I was or where I came from, was mostly out of the mind set that I had a family already and why open up a can of worms...
    kooka69 kooka69
    46-50
    1 Response Mar 4, 2013
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