Adoption: Trauma That Lasts a Lifetime
In a term paper, adoptee Vicki Rummig looks at psychological effects from childhood through adulthood.
Going Back So You Can Go Forward
For adoptee Bill Wattendorf, going back to find foster parents was an important step in closing the circle.
Issues Facing Adult Adoptees
Low self-esteem, fear of abandonment, and other issues are discussed, with suggestions for coping.
Seven core issues affecting all members of the adoption experience.
Many Hands: An Adoptee's Healing Journey
Feeling the loss is the start of healing for author Marcy Axness.
Ron Nydam's 1995 paper puts forward the belief that adoptees and birth parents must come to terms with the difference between these two acts. Dr. Nydam is the author of Adoptees Come of Age.
Library of Articles For and About Adoptees
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