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Adoption—can happiness be learned?

Nearly everyone associated with adoption experiences temporary feelings of uncertainty and vagueness in their lives. Nobody is born with a sense of cheerfulness and lightheartedness but the one-thing experts agree on is that everyone can learn how to bring more … Continue reading

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The adoption narrative—what is the thematic conflict of your adoption story?

How would Shakespeare describe the thematic conflict of your adoption narrative? Is your adoption story a plot-driven conflict resulting from a tragic accident, natural disaster, or an act of fate that unexpectedly left a hapless child stranded along life’s highway; … Continue reading

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“Adoption and Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs”

Abraham Harold Maslow (1908–1970), an American professor of psychology, founded humanistic psychology. He was best known for his theory of psychological health predicated on fulfilling innate human needs in priority, culminating in self-actualization. Humanistic psychology theory suits people who see the … Continue reading

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