Category Archives: Relationships

Adoption—“Letting Go!”

Some adoptees are surrounded with a corona of emotional trauma—a dark ethereal haze that shields them from feeling the warmth of the sun, enjoying the vastness and awe of nature, and appreciating the vivid colors and hue of a golden … Continue reading

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Adoption—“The Point of No Return”

“In every life event, including adoption, adoption searches and reunions, there are pivotal events beyond which one’s current course of action is set and beyond which there is no return. Nobody understands this metaphor better than the airplane pilot who … Continue reading

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Adoption—Can you die from a broken heart?

“The intense emotional pain and stress resulting from unrequited love, disassociation, severance, rejection, adoption, divorce and the death of a loved one have always been associated with broken hearts. World literature, songs, and poems in every language are filled with … Continue reading

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“Adoption—communicating with poems, songs and love letters”

Many adoptees are preoccupied with deep thoughts of past events that are regrettable. They are prone to laying face down, talking to themselves, crying in pain and praying in solitude. When their emotional lows are lower than the highs and … Continue reading

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“Adoption—Internal fears lead to procrastination”

  Innate forces beyond basic human needs drive self-actualizing people to explore and reach their full human potential. Without action it is impossible to experience profound moments of love, understanding, happiness, rapture, and feelings of being more whole and alive. Paralysis … Continue reading

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Are you planning an adoption reunion?

  Planning for an adoption reunion is like rehearsing for a critical job interview—you only have one chance to nail the job interview and make a good first impression. The anticipation of what might happen is highly emotional for many … Continue reading

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Have you ever dreamed of reconnecting with someone from your past?

  Do you have a curious nature? Have you ever dreamed about an old flame, a child, a sibling, a parent, a friend or a neighbor and wondered where they are today, or if they’re even still alive? In your … Continue reading

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