Adoption–where does the dad fit in???

I think it’s time I shifted gears and got back on the adoption track.  After all, this blog is based on my book.

I’ve been asked one question in particular during my radio interviews :  “What part should the father play in the adoption process?”

This is a VERY sticky situation.  This is a VERY sensitive topic to discuss.  But I will try from my unique perspective.

Personally, as a man and as an adoptee, I think the father should be involved in the adoption process.  I think the father should know about the pregnancy.  I say this, because I don’t think a woman should be left alone when she’s pregnant to face the difficulties, the health issues, the financial aspects, the emotional upheaval that will come from being pregnant. Continue reading