DNA testing is easy. It can also turn your family upside down
A significant minority discover surprises that will upend their understandings of their families and themselves. "Perhaps they have half-siblings they didn't previously know about. Perhaps they were adopted or donor-conceived and never told. Perhaps a significant portion of their genetic ancestry was concealed because of historical pressures of assimilation, racism and discrimination." In Psyche magazine, Libby Copeland explores the complexities of taking a DNA test.