Who Am I?

Finding out the truth about your biological father

Support page for those dealing with the information that their biological father is not who they thought. Questions and answers from others going through the same situation.

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    After 50 years the family secret finally slipped 
    For most of my childhood I was always made to feel that there was a secret and it was about me, When I asked I was always dismissed. About 3 years ago …

    I wonder who my Dad actually was? 
    After a DNA test recently, I was somewhat surprised (but not shcked) to find out the man I grew up with was not actually my biological father. My mother …

    Possible bf waiting and wondering 
    Recently I saw pictures of my ex's child. She looks like me, my kids and members of my family. My ex's kid is an adult, in her early 20's. I contacted …

    My Mom told me 11 years ago that my bio was not my real father. The guilt, shame, and remorse she carried for almost 50 years. I was in shock. She told …

    A mother's kept secret is told in truth 
    I'm on this site because I have compassion for my granddaughter I have never met and wanted to know what she must be going through. You see I had a son …

    DNA Reveals Twice Decieved.  
    I found out accidentally as a teen, the man who I was raised to believe was my biological father, was actually my step father who had adopted me. He is …

    A child caught up in her Mother’s Tangled web 
    I am 50 years old and just found out. I can relate to a few of these stories. So here goes mine in 1,000 characters or less. This is going to get complicated …

    The right to know your origins 
    Hello, At 24 I learned from my mother that my biological father was different from the one I thought. It came almost as a joke since it was told in …

    Serenity joy Hemphill  
    Looking for my dad think he’s from Texas

    Gina who is not Italian 
    My cousin found this link and I stayed up late last night reading it. It really helped my soul to not feel so alone, even though I knew statistically …

    This is all so sudden. I'm excited, yet lost.  
    So, growing up, I had this understanding that my father was the man who raised me as a kid...To make a long story kinda short, at the ripe age of 20 years …

    I am in a really awkward situation that has happened before. My parents divorced when i was young, and i lived with my single mother and sister for many …

    I want to tell the truth 
    I've commented on this site a few times encouraging others that honesty is the best policy, and now it's time for me to the my own advice. Back story: …

    I believe in miracles... 
    My brother's DNA shows we're halves, a dirty secret kept for 67+ years! It was impossible, I felt like someone punched me. How could she? My mind reeled, …

    My mum already had a child was married and had already cheated on my “dad” before I was conceived/born, around the time I was conceived my mum cheated …

    Dark Secrets ~ Hidden Lies and the mother that stood between  
    Hello I am Julie 53 years old married w/ 3 Beautiful daughters and 2 amazing grandchildren. Once again I am awakened with tears streaming down my cheeks …

    My Mother Told Me My Whole Life Has Been A Lie 
    I am 52, and my mother is 62. Who I thought was my father died suddenly 8 years ago. My mother was living with me when she turned 60. We woke up and I …

    I am a 46 year old women who just found out two days ago that my wonderful, sweet, kind hearted daddy who is 79 and dealing with dementia is not my biological …

    Square peg in a round hole.  
    For as long as I can remember, I felt different. Not in any way because of how I was treated by my dad, in fact, I am the "daddy's girl" of the family. …

    Just found out my mum's step dad abused her as a child and I'm the result. I'm 33 and nobody told me till today. He had pschizophrenia. I've had mental …

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