This is a selection of a few stories, some have appeared in our newsletters. We welcome your contributions. Jigsaw management and staff do not necessarily endorse the views expressed in these stories. Please send your story via mail to Adoption Jigsaw, PO Box 512, North Perth WA 6906 or by email to

Story 1: Adoptee on the reality of having two families – Perspective

Story 2: Birthmother on memories of pregnancy and relinquishing – A visit to the past

Story 3: Birthmother on the pain of secrets – Secrets

Story 4: Adoptive mother on feelings when birthmother searches – Happy Birthday, Dear Daughter

Story 5: Birthmother on telling her other children – The Fear Of Telling

Story 6: Adoptee on the emotional struggle of Adoption – Struggling to understand

Story 7: Birthfather – Hello Dad – two words that changed my life

Story 8: Adoptee finds a veto – Always have Hope