Answering Relatives' Tricky Questions About Adoption

When a family member asks a rude question about adoption or birth mothers, you can't use a snappy comeback. Here's how to educate and maintain privacy.

Adoptive parents are used to fielding questions about adoption — and most of us have an arsenal of replies to give the stranger in the checkout lane, but when it’s a family member making the rude remark, snappy comebacks don’t suffice.


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