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Adoption—Its Pub Weather Today

“When there are no lingering doubts in your mind and you are confident the outcome is certain there’s nothing to be lionhearted about.” Judith Land Its pub weather and I’m thinking about you and the thousands of other adoptees and … Continue reading

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Empathy is more than a simple act of kindness, sympathy, prayer, or pity

“Those who have walked in the shoes of another person, regardless of which side of the adoption triangle they are on, are often the ones who best understand the depth of emotion, pain, suffering, and state of mind that others … Continue reading

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“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.” Judith Land Adoptees suffering from “foxhole syndrome” believe that if they hide in a … 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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Crimes against the Canadian “Duplessis Orphans”

Some of the worst atrocities of state abuse of civil liberties in history were immorally perpetrated against Canadian children. Thousands of medical experiments, arbitrary lobotomies, electro shocks, sexual abuse, murder, secretive disposing of bodies, and the selling of infants for … Continue reading

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“Adoption—troubled by circumstances or the behavior of others?”

Adoptees face a unique set of psychological and emotional issues. Suffering in silence the tragic effects of the primal wound, genealogical bewilderment, a lack of a comprehensive self-identity leading to low self-esteem, and other afflictions unique to adoption are what many adoptees habitually … Continue reading

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“Adoption—destiny and ancestral recovery”

“Destiny is not always preordained. Life is about making choices. Our lives are the sum of all the choices we make, the bridges we cross, and the ones we burn. Our souls cast long shadows over many people, even after … Continue reading

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