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Adoption detectives help adoptees find their way home

“An adoption detective is an individual who researches biological and genetic connections between individuals. They conduct searches of public and private records, research historical documents, and interview persons of interest for the purpose of uncovering genealogical information linking biologically related … Continue reading

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“Adoption—the exhilaration of accomplishing something extraordinary”

“To live a purpose driven life you must learn that the only way to beat the fear of the unknown is to take the first step. If you listen to the voice of your fears, you’ll live an empty life. … Continue reading

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“Adoption—ancient yearnings for a true sense of belonging”

“There is a primal instinct within all living things, necessary for survival and the procreation of the species, to seek the specific genealogical realm and unique geographical niche from which they came. These are the same ancient yearnings for a … Continue reading

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“Adopted? Metamorphose yourself into a butterfly.”

Butterflies serve to remind us that adoption is just the beginning of life’s big adventure, not an ending. Remarkably, there is nothing in the early life of a child or a little green caterpillar that gives a hint of the … Continue reading

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“Adoption Discovery—I have a brother and two sisters?”

When I discovered the identity of my biological parents I was elated to learn that they were married to each other. I was even more wide-eyed and over-joyed with the discovery of a brother and two sisters; a serendipitous outcome … Continue reading

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Adoption—a clash between conscience and passion!

Adoption sparks our private passions and raises our consciousness at every stage of our lives. Attempts to rationalize our thoughts are characterized as a continuous struggle between conscience, logic and reason in favor of the passions of temptations. Adoption galvanizes … 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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“Adoption—prayers really do come true”

Spending our wedding anniversary in Vail, Colorado, was stupendous. Following an exciting round of golf at Vail Country Club, surrounded by gorgeous views of the snowcapped Gore Mountain Range as the scenic backdrop, I relaxed with a double martini at … Continue reading

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Is adoption the psychological equivalent of a kidnapping?

“Anaclitic depression is a syndrome occurring in infants, usually after sudden separation from the mothering person. It is a predictable response seen in infants who have been separated from their mothers for prolonged periods of time, resulting in a disruption … Continue reading

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Do adoptees aimlessly drift through life?

Are you an adoptee mindlessly wandering far from your point of origin? Have you silently drifted away from your ancient memories and original course, intention, and point of view? Are you unaware of your own self-identity and potential because you were separated … Continue reading

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