Home DNA test yields heartbreaking surprise
Dear Amy: My husband and I decided to do a DNA test for fun.
It turns out that my father and I don't share DNA.
I knew my mother had an affair back in the '50s, but I thought the affair was after I was born.
We had a relationship with the other family; the husband and his wife were very dysfunctional alcoholics and I went through school with their kids.
Turns out this man was my biological father.
Needless to say, it has rocked my world and has broken my heart.
My mother is 97 and it wouldn't surprise me if she doesn't know that my father wasn't my biological father. My parents seemed to have a solid marriage.
Amy, it's like I don't know who I am!
I would warn people about finding out about their DNA. I wish I hadn't explored mine.
Through this DNA test site, I was contacted by my biological niece. I also have a half-sister. Amy, she used to babysit me!