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What are effects of being adopted?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology

In brief: Generally good

Most who adopt cannot have children or want to "complete" a family.
Most in this category are attentive and loving and so the likely situation for the adoptee is to escape poor situations with limited funds and unhealthy environments. So the effects are usually positive. The only downside is that some go on a campaign later in life to discover their biological parents - not always a good idea.

In brief: Generally good

Most who adopt cannot have children or want to "complete" a family.
Most in this category are attentive and loving and so the likely situation for the adoptee is to escape poor situations with limited funds and unhealthy environments. So the effects are usually positive. The only downside is that some go on a campaign later in life to discover their biological parents - not always a good idea.
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