TOP TEN LIST of Things That Annoy Adoptees
by Lori Pringle
10. People whining about how adoptees should stop whining.
9. “You’re lucky – you were chosen.”
8. Whaddaya mean it’s none of my business who I am?
7. Filling out the medical questionnaire at the doctor’s office.
6. “I adopted a puppy once!”
5. “The Freedom of Information Act? Oh, it doesn’t apply to Adoption!”
4. “You should be grateful that someone took you in.”
3. Possibility that your birthfather is Newt Gingrich.
2. Theme dinner parties: Bring a dish from your ethnic background. You bring mystery meat!
1. Possibility that your birthmother is Ann Landers.