Friday, November 1, 2013

Seeking Birth Family Members

Some films have focused on the journey of adoptees to reconnect with their first families. I wrote about this for The New Social Worker magazine. 

Some folks connected to adoption assume that contentment should come without seeking—that adoptees won’t wonder about their life before their adoption, and sometimes even giving voice to beliefs that it would be ungrateful for the adoptee to do so.  But contentment without seeking is not more virtuous than contentment after seeking. Every person has the right to their own story.

Read the rest at The New Social Worker  *I repaired the broken link, I think :)


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