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Your Joy Is Someone Else's Loss
This truth is one that weighs heavily on adoptive families and adoptees. It is also one of the most important parts of adoption, and one that isn’t always talked about. Most people that set out to adopt keep their eye on the prize and don’t consider why a child may need a home.

Every adoptable child is available because they lost their family. Your child’s loss is the reason you have the joy of parenting them. There is also the loss of suffered by your child’s biological family. No matter what circumstances brought them to adoption, it is a loss they will keenly feel forever.