Posts tagged with: grief

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

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

Adoption Rejection & Employment

This is the first blog of too many. I say this because adoption is a huge and complex subject. I’ve not begun this blogroll at the beginning but rather where I’m at with sorting through the gazillions of boxes which are adoption in my life. It’s worse than moving house! In fact, that’s a whole other line of discussion. Ok, so this blog is about Adoption, Rejection and Employment. It’s like a drop down menu.

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