(Taken from the Adoption Glossary)
Grief: A deep feeling of emotional loss. In the context of adoption, grief may be experienced by any or all of the members of the adoption triad at any time in their lives and to varying degrees, as well as by individuals who are collaterally involved in the adoption process, including siblings,... [more
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Adopting a Child in Britain
Web site and e-mail addresses correct as of April 2004 Books Books concerning adoption are of several types: there are Scholarly studies of adoption as a social institution, Handbooks of rules and practice for social workers, lawyers and other professionals, Novels and stories...
Don't Kid Yourself, Color Counts!
It had to happen someday. It was naive to think it wouldn't. Still, the day I stepped outside to retrieve the morning paper and found the word NIGGER spray-painted on my front doorstep, my first reaction was utter shock. As the parent of three Calcutta-born children, I had always toed the party... Health Tips
Depression is more than just "feeling blue" or having a bad day. And it's different from feelings of grief or sorrow that follow a major loss, such as a death in the family. It's not a personal weakness or a character flaw. Children and teens with clinical depression cannot simply "snap out of it."... What to do When Your Adoption is Failing: A Parent's Guide to Adoption Disruption & Dissolution
Introduction ~ Nancy Ashe One of the saddest - and most controversial - occurrences in the world of adoption is when adoptive parents feel compelled to disrupt or dissolve an adoption. Views surrounding disruption and dissolution are widely divided. Many believe adoptions should never be...
"Grief" in the News
Grief Goes Digital with Grief.com, Just in Time for the Holidays
LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- via PRWEB - Every year millions of people face grief after the death of a loved one. This year will be different in terms of resources to get them though grief and the holidays. ... ANN ARBOR: Arbor Hospice receives grant for grief support
ANN ARBOR 'A new era' for workplace health, safety and wellness
Skylight, a respected trauma and grief support agency, is delighted that the government is establishing a new crown entity, Worksafe NZ, in recognition of the importance of supporting employees Newtown's Year: Horror, Grief and Tough Choices
Newtown's year in mourning: Horror and grief, tough choices, and efforts to begin moving on
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"Grief" in the Adoption Blogs
November 10, 2013, 7:38 pm
I came to California from Illinois, thinking I don't know what I expected to be honest, but all I know is I spent the first three weeks in tears, crying my heart out learning healthy boundaries for the first time in years. I chose to attend Bethel School of Supernatural Ministry(BSSM) in April... Change
November 16, 2013, 2:01 am
As I walked today I remembered some of the seasons of my life. I tend to introspect and let it go, but it was more of a controlled flow. In sharing my testimony today with a friend, I skimmed over one of the most life changing events in my life.
More than choosing to live... Her Grief is our Joy
December 8, 2013, 10:17 pm
As I sit across from her, my husband by my side, I am overwhelmed with grief. She is holding my baby girl that she gave birth to. We are all in tears, even the social worker. Today is suppose to be one of the happiest days of my life, but all I feel is sadness. Today is placement day. We will...
"Grief" in the Adoption Forums
Its been awhile
November 26, 2013, 5:14 pm
I used to post here ages ago so it was good to see some familiar names still here. I "reunited" with my child after 18 years in a simiopen situation. Reunion consisted of a few sketchy emails here and there, nothing genuine or heartfelt ever took place. She wasn't ready to let me in nor was she...
November 19, 2013, 8:52 pm
Judge ruled that Boo stays here and not move to a fictive kin placement. :banana: When I asked the CW how long she thought she'd be here, she said "I cant really give an exact time but I think it will be a year, or longer........." I knew she couldn't give an exact timeline... and that this could...
Nail in the coffin
November 8, 2013, 10:38 pm
I'm feeling Cricket's grief for him tonight. His one birth family member we had contact with is MIA, not returning calls or texts, at the same time of year that she normally most craves contact. I'm not sure when I'll be able to let her back in again after this let down. And I've decided to stop...
If the goal has changed to adoption by the fp...
November 22, 2013, 9:37 am
but TPR has not yet happened, is the fp supposed to support reunification? No services are being worked, and there are only occasional visits in this case.
I have seen several posts about catching grief from CW's for not supporting RU, so I was curious if a fp in my situation is supposed to...
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The Brother I Never Knew I Had
My mother suddenly and unexpectedly passed away in 2002 at the young age of 46. Needless to say, my 5 siblings and I were devastated and shocked. However, the shock didn't end there. In the same 20... Looking for Love in All the Wrong Places
My story may be common but for me it was a life changing moment that has effected me for 30 years. I write in hopes of sharing compassion, pain and most of all to be just a little closer to finding... No Coincidences
I firmly believe there are no coincidences in the situations we find ourselves in life. I have been given the privilege of experiencing adoption both as a birthmother and as an adoptive mother. And...
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