Double loyalty

As a child I felt loyal to both my adoptive parents and to my biological parents – or rather, my biological mother. My biological father I did not think of very often (…). He never played a big role in my life. I didn’t miss him or whatsoever. I didn’t bother my adoptive parents asking questions about my past. They might think I was ungrateful. Ungrateful for everything they had done for me. That’s just what I thought. And the last thing I wanted was for my adoptive parents to think I didn’t appreciate them. That I didn’t see them as my real…

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