Articles About "Adult Adoptee"
Rhode Island Adoption Laws
Access to Adoption Records Who May Access Information Citation: Gen. Laws §§ 15-7.2-2; 15-7.2-7 The following persons may use the passive voluntary adoption reunion registry: Birth parents and adult birth siblings The adult adoptee Surviving relatives of a deceased... Adoption and the Jewish Family
"A child is the beauty of God present in the world - the greatest gift to a family." (Mother Teresa) These words have a special resonance for adoptive families. Because our road to parenthood has not been easy, we are all the more aware and appreciative of the joys our children bring. Jewish... Oklahoma Adoption Laws
Access to Adoption Records Who May Access Information Citation: Ann. Stat. Tit. 10, § 7508-1.3 The services of a confidential intermediary are available to:The adult adoptee The legal parent or guardian of the child of a deceased adoptee The adult descendant of a deceased adoptee The... Love Them Anyhow!
Please allow me to introduce myself. My name was Baby Girl. Now I am Paula. But these names are of no consequence - I am no one in particular to know of, so please allow me today to identify myself as just another adult adoptee with a very simple idea to share with others like myself! I...
"Adult Adoptee" in the Adoption Blogs
TRA Gratitude Project: Days 4 - 7 (Belated)
November 11, 2013, 7:43 am
To catch up on the Gratitude Project, I will cover a few days at a time. I must admit that using micro-blogging sites like Twitter and Facebook makes it easy to pop up a gratitude statement each day. However, I'm hoping that you are returning here, dear readers, for the explanations WHY I'm... Moving Forward as an Adult Adoptee
September 15, 2011, 12:53 pm
Adoption can be difficult for both adoptive and biological parents. The same is true for adult adoptees, especially those who have reached out and haven't had successful reunion experiences. If you're an adult adoptee and you feel hurt, betrayed, or depressed, there are ways to move forward and... When Birth Parents Don't Want to be Found
March 17, 2013, 7:56 pm
States across the nation are entertaining legislation that open up adoption records and give adoptees access to their original birth certificates. The laws that currently govern adoptee rights are decades old, dating back to the days when adoption itself was considered shameful by most and, thus,...
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Best manner for birth family to contact unwitting adult adopted sibling?
February 13, 2014, 3:06 pm
We have long suspected there was an adopted child of my grandparents. The family story was that the baby was stillborn.
Several years ago, my parent tried posting on an adoption website asking for help figuring out the truth. My parent was contacted by someone from the state of birth whom had... Just makes you feel all warm and fuzzy...
January 5, 2014, 9:25 am
Snippets from this article below - must read the whole thing to really get the warm and fuzzy feeling, and the context where the quotes are taken from. Do note that they seem to have avoided including an adoptee voice...despite the reality that there are many adult adoptee professionals who they... You are right :)
February 11, 2014, 11:24 am
You really need to do a lot of reading and research. Check out what adult transracial adoptees are saying.
Yoh are right. I shohld ask in the adult adoptee forums for transracially adopted AA. Spouse feels overshadowed by reunion
February 24, 2014, 11:19 am
Hello, this is a first post for me.
I am an adult adoptee (44 yrs) and have reconnected (email and phone conversation over the past 5 months-it's been pretty great!) with my birth mother. The reunion is progressing very well and there have been a couple things that have tripped my wife and I up...
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Encouragement and Caution
I am a 55-year-old adoptee with an amazingly short and fully successful story about my search for my birth parents. Very few adoptees have ever been able to so quickly locate their families with such... Hello, Nice To Meet You, Thank You and Goodbye
I was adopted as an infant and I am extremely blessed that this young woman decided to give me a chance to be raised in a safe, nurturing environment. I have always known that I am adopted and I have... Sharing Her Grief Story:
[Thank you to Jody Moreen for openly sharing her thoughts and emotions. It will help us to better parent our children.]I am an adult adoptee, age 46, and I have traveled the journey of loss and...
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