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When you're so overcome with the joy of your new child, you may not even expect the insensitive comments about adoption you're bound to get.

It's too bad you couldn't have your own child. Why did her real mother get rid of her? Are you going to tell her she's adopted? Part of the excitement of bringing home our adopted children is sharing our happiness with others. In our joy, however, were often caught unawares by unexpected, even rude, questions and comments. Family and friends unwittingly say less-than-sensitive things. Even strangers at the park, grocery store, or mall feel compelled to get into the act: ...

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