"My So-Called Friends"

When one woman decided to adopt internationally, she was shocked at her friends' reactions.

My Friends' Insensitive Comments About Adoption

The other day, I mentioned to a coworker that my husband and I were looking into international adoption. You’d have thought I said we were thinking of becoming terrorists. “What do you mean, you’re going to adopt from Russia? What about all the kids in Milwaukee who need good homes?” she demanded indignantly.

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