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Lynn Grubb
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Adoptee Triggers and a Sense of Belonging at the World A'Fair
World A'Fair 2016 - Dayton Convention Center I had an amazing experience this past weekend when I took DD to our local World A'Fair. Many communities put these on, or you may be familiar with the Epcot Center at Disney World, which is the same idea.  You wi...
World A'Fair 2016 - Dayton Convention Center I had an amazing experience this past weekend when I took DD to our local World A'Fair. Many communities put these on, or you may be familiar with the Epcot Center at Disney World,...
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Looking for your birth parents? Create a Facebook Search Party!
photo credit:  engage.synecoretech.com Today I am writing about a collaborative approach to finding one or both of your birth parents. This is especially helpful if you have already gone down the genetic genealogy/DNA testing route but you don't have close ...
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Why Secrets Hurt by Margaret Therialt
I love surprises.  I love when a friend comes to visit me with flowers or with a plant and surprises me. I hate secrets of any kind. I especially hate secrets when the secret is about me. A secret is never a secret long because it goes from one person to an...
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Secrets: The Reason I Still Don't Know Who My Father is at Age 50
We like to associate secrets with the bygone era of closed adoption; however, closed adoption still exists today and secrets have always been with us and will continue to be in the future so long as records can be legally hidden from adopted people. I want ...
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Does a Mother Love a Child She Has Adopted in the Same Way She Loves a Birth Child?
This article  called "A Different Kind of Love" by Kate Hilpern was brought to my attention by adoptee author,  Daryn Watson .  It appears to have been published in 2007; however, it still bears commenting on as this topic is an important one to consider be...
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My Adopted Self Spinning Out of Control by Macgent
My car spun out of control quickly as metal on metal made a horrible noise.    I was on the Interstate in my small yellow Datsun hatchback. As others in crisis describe, many thoughts went through my mind.    It wasn’t individual thoughts, but a general sen...
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I have every right . .. . . .
Dear DEMETER2010: Thank you for the kind comment at my blog today.  I was looking for some new material to write about and you gladly provided that to me. "Hey Lynn,  YOU HAVE NO RIGHT TO INSERT YOUR SELF IN ANYONE'S LIFE. She gave you up, and decided to ke...
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A DNA Success Story by Buck Winslow
Buck Winslow, Adoptee Extraordinaire I was adopted at six
weeks. September 16, 1959, was my “Homecoming Day.” My adoptive parents were
excellent parents; I’m one of the lucky adoptees. However, I always felt a
desire to know my own origins. I had non-identi...
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The Hazards of Adoption Reunion
noapologiesforbeingme.blogspot.com

Adoption Reunion is a goal for many adoptees and in conversations with hundreds of other adoptees, I have learned that for many of us, once

Re-Post: Twelve Things You Can Do to Make Sure Your Adoption is Ethical
www.adoptionlcsw.com

* I posted this a year ago, right after I watched Beasts of the Southern Wild. The film made me think a lot about the ethics of imposed help

Adoptee Rights Coalition
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Your rights, your demonstration.

Adoptee Rights Coalition: Adoptee Rights Coalition Statement on Search, ...
www.adopteerightscoalition.com

As U.S. adoption culture shifts to be more accepting and understanding of searching adoptees, the faces of those looking for lost family con

The National Council for Adoption:MOTHERS, MONEY, MARKETING, & MADNE...
www.adoptionbirthmothers.com

The NCFA promotes adoption and that promotion is benefitting the adoption agencies. They are a lobby group, pure and simple, bought and paid

Hell Freezes Over: Ohio Right to Life Supports OBC Access, March 6, 2013
ohioadopteesearches.blogspot.com

Hell froze over last Wednesday (March 6, 2013) when Ohio Right to Life, dropped its decades long opposition to OBC access and testified befo

The Complete Guide to Not Giving a Fuck
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Ok, I have a confession to make. I have spent almost my whole life– 31 years– caring far too much about offending people, worrying if I’m co

Adoption Movie Guide: Identity Thief
www.adoptionlcsw.com

Who are you? And how do you know? Sandy Patterson is a responsible accountant. He lives in Denver, pays his bills and supports his wife and

Love Is Not a Pie: Five Survival Tips for Adoption Reunion
www.rebeccahawkes.com

1) Find appropriate outlets for your "adoption crazy." Adoption reunions can bring out the nutty in the best of us. Adoptees and first paren