Monthly Archives: June 2016

“Adoption and Behavioral Foxhole Syndrome”

Some children still continue the historic tradition of hunkering down in a safe place to avoid unpleasant situations, predictable confrontation, and the emotional pain of reality. Adoptees suffering from “foxhole syndrome” believe that if they hide in a safe place and … Continue reading

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“Adoption—A thousand reasons to be angry”

“Empathy is heartbreaking for the virtuous adoptive parent who has given all the love and care and hugs they can to a child that continues to struggle with anger management issues. Separation of a child from its mother increases the risk … Continue reading

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Adoption—Are you burned out?

“There’s an old adage that you can’t get burned out unless you used to be on fire. Being burned out is a clear sign that you were once hotly passionate about an issue that was important to you.” —Judith Land … Continue reading

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