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<strong>How Do You Approach Your Parents About Wanting To Find Your Birth Family?</strong> | The Adoption Specialist

How Do You Approach Your Parents About Wanting To Find Your Birth Family?

By Aidan Bradshaw / February 2, 2023 / Comments Off on How Do You Approach Your Parents About Wanting To Find Your Birth Family?

Once you decide that you would like to find your birth family, it’s important to sit down with your parents and have that conversation. Approaching the topic can be difficult and emotional, but the longer you leave it, the harder it may be. Here are a few suggestions that may help make the conversation be…

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<strong>Why Should You Choose The Adoption Specialist?</strong> | The Adoption Specialist

Why Should You Choose The Adoption Specialist?

By Aidan Bradshaw / January 16, 2023 / Comments Off on Why Should You Choose The Adoption Specialist?

Adoption is a complex and emotional experience, no matter what age you are. Many people who were adopted understandably may have questions about their biological family, their own identity, and their family background.  For some, finding and connecting with their birth family can provide closure and a sense of completion. Some people also may just…

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<strong>5 Steps Which Can Help You With Finding Your Biological Family</strong> | The Adoption Specialist

5 Steps Which Can Help You With Finding Your Biological Family

By Aidan Bradshaw / January 4, 2023 / Comments Off on 5 Steps Which Can Help You With Finding Your Biological Family

It can seem like an overwhelming and daunting process when you start the search to find your biological family. Whilst it is an exciting time, it can also be confusing or overwhelming, so it’s important to make sure that you have a support system around you to help you every step of the way.  Below…

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<strong>A New Chapter: Finding Your Biological Family</strong> | The Adoption Specialist

A New Chapter: Finding Your Biological Family

By Aidan Bradshaw / December 15, 2022 / Comments Off on A New Chapter: Finding Your Biological Family

As we get closer to the new year, you may spend some time reflecting on the events that have happened over the past 12 months. Whether these are milestones, or achievements, it’s a time to celebrate the good of the year, and reflect on what we can improve on.  As we spend more time with…

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<strong>Searching For Your Birth Family: Can You Do It On Your Own?</strong> | The Adoption Specialist

Searching For Your Birth Family: Can You Do It On Your Own?

By Aidan Bradshaw / December 7, 2022 / Comments Off on Searching For Your Birth Family: Can You Do It On Your Own?

There often comes a time in an adoptee’s life where they decide that they want to go and find their birth family. Whether this be their parents, siblings, or any other family member.  Whilst you can begin the search on your own, there may be some difficulties in your journey which seem impossible to navigate.…

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Father and Daughter

Finding Your Family – More Than Just a Reunion

By Aidan Bradshaw / November 14, 2022 / Comments Off on Finding Your Family – More Than Just a Reunion

When people tend to think about finding their family, they think of the end goal. Finding their loved one, building a relationship with them and having them as a permanent fixture in their life. This is the ideal ending, but it’s just as much about the journey as it is the result. There are many…

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What To Expect When Searching For Your Biological Family | The Adoption Specialist

What To Expect When Searching For Your Biological Family

By Aidan Bradshaw / November 1, 2022 / Comments Off on What To Expect When Searching For Your Biological Family

Be patient when searching for family members When you begin the search for your biological family, it is important to understand that it’s not going to happen overnight. In some cases it can take much longer than you think, but the key is to not lose hope. If you’re tried in the past with no…

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Obtaining Your Adoption Records – Is It A Complicated Process?

By Aidan Bradshaw / October 21, 2022 / Comments Off on Obtaining Your Adoption Records – Is It A Complicated Process?

In our previous blog we talked about the types of information that you can collect to help with the search for your birth family – your Adoption Records and joining an Adoption Reunion Registry for instance. This month we will delve further into these topics some more. Your Adoption Records At The Adoption Specialist we…

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Looking for your birth family

Hitting A Brick Wall – How To Keep Going With Your Adoption Search When All Hope Seems Lost

By Aidan Bradshaw / October 4, 2022 / Comments Off on Hitting A Brick Wall – How To Keep Going With Your Adoption Search When All Hope Seems Lost

The journey of searching for your birth family is a difficult and emotional one and often takes a lot of courage to embark on in the first place. Every search by an adoptee is unique to them, some may find the answers that they are looking for with relative ease. For others, they may hit…

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Searching For Your Birth Parents: Open vs. Closed Adoption | The Adoption Specialist

Searching For Your Birth Parents: Open vs. Closed Adoption

By Aidan Bradshaw / September 16, 2022 / Comments Off on Searching For Your Birth Parents: Open vs. Closed Adoption

Every search for birth parents is unique and obtaining information, or having any information to begin with, can be determined by whether the adoption was “open” or “closed”. Don’t let this put you off however, at The Adoption Specialist we have a wealth of knowledge and experience when searching for biological families in both cases.…

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