Am I making the right decision?
At one point or another, many birth mothers may question their decision to move forward with an adoption. This uncertainty is a natural inclination for many. Nevertheless, it is a feeling that should not be shamed. Even more, it should be a doubt that is addressed head-on with an adoption specialist.
Often times, we can find solace in adoption movies, adoption success stories, and adoption statistics. Even more, this reassurance extends to quotes, mantras, songs that we can recite in times of distress.
As you address your fears with a licensed adoption specialist, ease your uncertainty with these inspirational adoption quotes for birth mothers to help guide you through this difficult decision.
Inspirational Adoption Quotes for Birth Mothers
Wisdom to Guide Decision-Making
Making the decision to proceed with adoption may be the hardest step. Find comfort and inspiration from these adoption quotes for birth mothers.
“Adoption is the hardest thing you will probably ever do in your life. You feel like your heart is being ripped out. But, if you are doing it for the right reasons, your life will be truly blessed forever.” -Laura Gladden
“Trust your instincts, and make judgments on what your heart tells you. The heart will not betray you.” -David Gemmell
“There is a time when we must firmly choose the course which we will follow or the endless drift of events will make the decision for us.” -Herbert V. Prochnow
“A birth mother puts the needs of her child above the needs of her heart.” -Skye Hardwick
“There are two different kinds of strength. There’s a strength to make a parenting plan and then there’s a strength to give that plan to another.” -Unknown
“Love is unselfishly choosing for another’s highest good.” -C.S. Lewis
Find courage in moments of doubt with these adoption inspirational quotes and mantras for birth mothers.
“In adoption, a child is not given up. A birth mother gives life, gives a child a family, unconditional love. She gives a part of her heart that will never feel whole. She gives another mother a part of her heart that was missing.” -Terra Cooper
“You must never be fearful about what you are doing when it is right.” -Rosa Parks
“Let us sacrifice our today so that our children can have a better tomorrow.” -A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
As said before, doubt is a natural emotion that may occur in any stressful situation like adoption. Take comfort from these adoption inspirational quotes confronting post-adoption guilt and doubt.
“The most important part of my adoption journey was realizing that my decision to place did not mean that I was not good enough. It was my circumstances, not my ability as a mother, that made placement the right decision for me.” -Annaleece Merrill
“In the end, we discover that to love and to let go can be the same thing.” -Jack Kornfield
“One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life, and that word is love.” -Sophocles
“You cannot swim for new horizons until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.” -William Faulkner
“Some people believe holding on and hanging in there are signs of great strength. However, there are times when it takes much more strength to know when to let go and then do it.” –
“He is mine in a way that he will never be hers, yet he is hers in a way that he will never be mine, and so together, we are motherhood.” -Desha Woodall
Seek Professional Advice
Texas Adoption Center staffs a team of expert adoption specialists to help guide you through the adoption process. They are dedicated to providing unbiased, confidential advice to help you make an informed decision about adoption. In addition, they enlist the services of an adoption lawyer to help you understand your birth mother rights.
Don’t wallow in your doubt seek the professional services of Texas Adoption Center and call 844-893-7943 for a private one-on-one session.