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Should I seek out my Birth Father?

In this episode Dr. Betters answers the question, "I grew up in a really rough neighborhood, I mean, really rough. Drugs and prostitution were all around me as a boy. I always thought my dad dies when I was a toddler...at least that is what my mother always told me. Now I am in the 20’s and recently found out that she has been lying to me all these years. The truth is, she has no idea who my dad is as she was selling herself in order to pay the bills which is painful to even think about. Part of me wants to find him and know who my dad is but the other part of me struggles with the fact that he was someone willing to pay and essentially abuse a women just for sex. Is it wrong not to look for him now that I know he might still be alive?"

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