#7 “Wow…that must have been extremely difficult. I don’t think that I could have given up my child.”
Adoption is not for everyone. Also, it’s impossible to know what we would each do when faced with a difficult situation we’ve never been in before. Finally, try to avoid saying “give up” and instead say “placed”. Placed suggests she made a plan for her child and did not just abandon the child.
— Amy, birthmother on how to be more supportive