Myth #1: I won't love him/her like my own biological children.
I totally get this. I remember when I had our first son, "C", I honestly had a fear about would I/could I love another child as much as I love "C". I mean I REALLY LOVED that boy so how in the world could I have even more love to share....but you know what I did and I can't explain how my heart was able to expand to give out more love....it just did.
If you're married or have been in a relationship, think about your spouse. They are NOT your blood. You simply chose to take a RISK in loving that person and being vulnerable to that person. How much do you love your spouse? They're not your blood but you love him/her as you love yourself, right? Why? You CHOSE love.
I love the story that Steven Curtis Chapman shares about his wife, Mary Beth, when she had doubts whether or not she could really love an adopted child the same way that she loves her biological children....and since that time, they've adopted multiple times. Let's hear about it in Steven's words:
Let's talk about it. What are you thinking?