- To find answers to missing pieces in ones life
- Who do I look like?
- What is my nationality, religion, etc.
- Why was I placed for adoption?
- For Medical History
- To find siblings
- Resolution to fantasies
- To relieve worry or guilt
- Is my child alive or dead?
- Was my child really placed for adoption?
- To pass on current medical information
- For peace of mind
- Grief work and depression
- To reconnect with child placed and explain reasons for releasing for adoption