It takes a special kind of person to be a foster parent. While there are many misconceptions about fostering, it's hard to understand what the experience entails until you actually have done it yourself. Some get involved for financial reasons, others do so out of a sense of unbridled optimism or see it as a chance to help someone in need.
Fostering may be an imperfect, often frustrating process for some, but it can also lead to the makings of a real family. Here are what some foster parents revealed about it on the Whisper app, proving that the experience can be as complex and multifarious as all relationships.