A deep and thoughtful post.
Have you ever stopped to consider how, and why things have changed in adoption from the 1950’s to now? The answer to those questions begins with: But for adoptees being willing to talk about their deepest feelings, parents would still be parenting adopted children the same way adoptive parents were taught in the 1950’s. I’m not saying that changes were always adoptee driven, but only that if no adoptee had ever reached out, or spoken up, there would be no impetus for change. Change is scary, hard, unknown.
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