Helping Adopted Children Thrive

Studies show that many people who were adopted as children grow up to be healthy and happy adults, with full time jobs, marriages, and families of their own. Yet, additional studies have shown that they often have challenges with certain aspects of life such as personal identity, vulnerability, and attachment, or bonding with other members of the family. Also common are issues of feeling rejected by their birth parents, not being sure which family (biological or adopted) they really belong in, feelings of guilt or anxiety about not being appreciative enough to the adopted parents, etc.


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