Have you ever stopped to consider how and why things have changed in adoption from the 1950’s to now? The answer to those questions begins with: But for adoptees being willing to talk about their deepest feelings, parents would still be parenting adopted children the same way adoptive parents were taught in the 1950’s. I’m not saying that changes were always adoptee driven, only that if no adoptee had ever reached out, or spoken up, there would be no impetus for change. Change is scary, hard, unknown. Read the rest of this entry »
Quotes“I have learned that to be with those I like is enough” ― Walt Whitman
CommentingOct 2014: You may speak freely, but please try to use words that everyone can hear about your individual story or view. If you don't, those who can actually benefit won't hear it, I want to see change in my lifetime. I may refuse to approve certain comments.
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