Posts tagged with: adoption

Podcast blog on IPSIFY

First Podcast blog on adoption site, IPSIFY. Very happy to finally be releasing this – for two reasons. The first is that I’d like to draw your attention to my dear friend’s site, IPSIFY, a very colourful site full of interesting adoption articles. Here’s the link IPSIFY Thomas has recently conducted an interview, which includes a podcast, with yours truly in regards to my work. Thanks Thomas, for creating this informative site and your time

Adoptive Parent Interview – Live

Adoption in that era, the 1950’s through to early 1970’s, was considered the answer to an infertile, married couple. Society’s expectation that a married couple have children, placed pressure on married couples, so the government came up with the solution of adoption. Rather than assist young, vulnerable expectant mothers, the government decided to farm the babies to the above mentioned couples, believing that the “problem” would be solved. This practice caused way more damage than

Primal Wound Treatment Workshop

PRIMAL WOUND feature film workshop details are here! We’re looking for actors to workshop a feature film treatment, Primal Wound, into script so this is not your usual parrot lines and play a role. This workshop is going to make you think and use your creative skills. It is also not a casting call but if we see that you are a fit for a role, we will certainly ask if you would like it.

The Psychology of Adoption – Adoptees Pt1

Here I’m going to list off a few psychology traits which have directly impacted on those who are adopted. I read somewhere that, trying to describe what it’s like being adopted is akin to telling someone they just lost all their family in a car crash. Get over it. Of course the difference is that there is a pre-memory of this family for that someone, which I will explain in the next part. Adoption is the

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