This post is a brilliant treatment of all of the reasons for adopting, right ones, wrong ones, misguided and naive ones. The further I dig into the contemporary adoption world, the more heartbroken I am for children and how serious the need is. Adoption should certainly not be entered into lightly, naively, or for any 'trendy' reasons. Every child who is ever adopted has trauma and grief as a part of their past; even the newest of newborns.
Please take a few minutes to read this: