Monthly Archives: October 2013

Adoption—are you teetering on the edge of the abyss?

Are you uncertain about the perils of what lies ahead—uncertain of what the future may hold? Do you feel like you are standing on the edge of a precipice—a dangerous bottomless chasm and no way to retrace your steps? Are you facing … Continue reading

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“Adoption search— planes, trains and gondolas!”

Destination unknown—adoptees searching for clues to their ancestry may be compelled to travel down unfamiliar paths leading to far corners of the world; a participant in an expedition of their own choosing across unfamiliar continents, countries, cultures, languages and time. … Continue reading

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“Adopted? Yuck it up! Laughter is cheap medicine”

Nobody makes it out alive, so don’t take life too seriously. Surround yourself with people who make you laugh. Individuals who see humor in things and laugh regularly have healthier hearts and live longer. Laughter does not require large amounts … Continue reading

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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder versus Adopted Child Syndrome

Post traumatic stress disorder and adopted child syndrome similarly explain the psychological trauma that may result from exposure to a severely distressing event. Post traumatic stress disorder is an intense psychological condition that develops after a person is exposed to a traumatic event, … Continue reading

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