Daily Archives: August 4, 2011

Why Girls?

Growing up and being around people from all walks of life who started families everyone seemed to want to have a boy to carry on the family name.  Of course they wanted girls too, but seemed to all prefer to have a boy first and if they had a girl instead, immediately started planning for when to get pregnant to try for a boy.

Since I have become immersed within this world called adoption, that concept has tilted upside down and MOST seem to want to have girls.  Now I completely understand why that happens in China so no one needs to explain that aspect.  But is the desire for girls in adoption a direct reflection on carrying on the family name?  That boys have now become ‘less than’ a worthy goal to attain simply because the dna doesn’t match and the line won’t be true anymore?

I think it is about the continuation of the family name for a lot of people.  I just wish when that is their truth, they would stop the glorified excuses and be real about it.  What is wrong with the truth?


Posted by on August 4, 2011 in Adoption, biological child