wILL I BOND WITH MY ADOPTED CHILD?
I get asked this question often and in this post I am going to share my personal experience about bonding with my son through infant adoption placement. It is important to remember when reading this that in the forefront of your mind remember that every single adoption story and placement looks differently. Remember that people who have never adopted themselves are not entitled to a valid opinion about this life changing event and how it feels. With these things being said;
I have adopted. I am currently walking in the wait for our second child. I assure you that all you need is love.
for years we hoped and prayed to be blessed by the gift of parenthood.
We would dream about being parents one day and for us having a child gave us that gift. It did not matter how they came to us, what their sex or race was. We did not care. We had so much love in our hearts to love any child of God.
You can imagine how loved our son already was by the time we met him and how loved our child that we are waiting for is.
The nurse placed him into my arms and it was in that moment that i thought,