Monthly Archives: June 2014

“Adoption—the Santa Claus Syndrome”

“You don’t have to be a child to be a victim of Santa Claus syndrome. Anyone who has ever been intentionally lied to is aware of the hurtful feelings of deceit. Santa Claus syndrome is the intentional deception of others with the … Continue reading

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“Adoption stories—my mother’s oil paintings”

My adoptive mother Rosella put a tremendous amount of time and energy into her paintings. She was a prolific artist with a collection of over 500 oil paintings. In her mind, each painting was a valuable heirloom painted for a … Continue reading

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