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Adoption Stories

Tuesday, December 15th, 2009

Whether you’re adopted, you’re an adoptive parent or you just want to have a better understanding of adoption and all the ways it plays out in families’ lives (some of which you’ve never dreamed of), you’ll want to check out a wonderful Psychology Today blog, Adoption Stories.

Blogger Meredith Resnick, M.A., M.S.W., L.C.S.W., is a health writer and a licensed social worker. She’s also the mother of two adopted daughters. I have to share one post in particular, “National Adoption Month: Bittersweet.”

A brief excerpt: “Before our adoption, pregnant friends rubbed their bellies and said: ‘The older they are the more problems you’ll have.’ ‘You must feel desperate,’ one said. ‘Do you think they’re even capable of loving you?’”