Ask AF: When a Teen Wants to Know Both Birth Parents

One mom asks AF's expert how to help her daughter cope with not being in contact with her birth father.

Q: My 14-year-old knows her birth mother, but her birth father never wanted to be a part of her life, and is currently incarcerated. She wrote him a letter several months ago and didn’t get a response, and has been struggling with this. Her older brother has good relationships with both of his birth parents, which I believe makes it harder for her.


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