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Discusses how the rejection of an adoptee by a birthparent after reunion can affect the adoptee and the ambivalent emotions that may arise in the adoptee.... [more]

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Preparation is Everything

Searching doesn’t begin the day the adoptee decides to find a parent. By the time steps are taken to start the journey, most adoptees have already searched quietly for years&hellip... [more]

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Abused Adoptees For adult adopted persons who were not blessed to have been placed in good homes and who need a safe place to discuss their experiences. ... [more]

Late Discovery

5 Stages of Reconnection

Once you've reconnected after an adoption reunion search, you'll experience many different emotions and stages of the newfound relationship. You may feel a little out of sorts for a while, ... [more]


Birth siblings, whose parent(s) has placed a child for adoption, sometimes know about the placement from childhood, and sometimes are the last to know. Searching can be difficult because ... [more]

After the Search is Completed

When one has a successful search, it is always important to be cautious when it comes to the reunion. Initiating contact can be both exciting and scary, being that one does not know what the outcome may be; however, here are some things to consider.... [more]

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bobbi north - 1 year ago
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Im trying to find my daughter she is almost 18 she was taken from me illeagaly when she was born i love her and miss her so much ive never stopped thinking about her i just want to hold her and tell her i love her.. #1
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