I’m not a fan of numerical lists of sound bite messages about complicated subjects like adoption. It doesn’t educate anyone, it just provides fodder for stereotypes and misunderstandings. The article below has two sound bite messages about the adoptee experience, written by a non-adopted person. Why down play that every adoptee has to process added challenges at one or many points in their life, simply, because they are adopted? Why write something so simplistic and dismissive. The writer is correct that every adoptee is unique, I’ll give her credit for that. I still think she is also wrong, and potentially hurting adoptees growing up now, and in the future because some adoptive parents will listen to her instead of the experts.
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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