While each family's situation and each adoption are unique, talking and interacting with families who have experienced the type of adoption you are interested in may be very helpful in understanding what to expect and whether that type of adoption is right for you. Support groups also normalize the adoption experience for members of adoptive families, including adopted people and their siblings. This section provides information on adoptive parent support groups as well as online forums, chats, and blogs.
Adoption Blogs From the Heart
Adoptive Families Magazine (2013)
Lists blogs that detail personal adoption stories.
Adoption Email Lists Directory
Offers adoption listservs for parents who have adopted from various countries.
Adoptive Families Magazine
Helps adoptive parents locate an online parent support groups.
Provides a forum for the discussion of a wide range of adoption-related topics.
Search for a Resource
Provides an online database to search for various support groups and providers.