Teen Adoptees: This page is for YOU! You are the expert on what it's like to be a teen adoptee. Here we offer resources to help you feel connected and understood.
Blogs for Teen Adoptees
As an adult adoptee, Marta watched the Netflix series “The Chair” through the eyes of JuJu, the lead’s daughter. “My heart felt rage, grief and deep isolation. I see a child so completely alone in her trauma and loss that she has had to abandon her own narrative.Read More
In honor of PRIDE month, we wanted to highlight some important resources to support LGBTQIA individuals and families in the post-adoption community. We want everyone in the adoption constellation to feel safe and valued, and to be able to live healthy, productive lives.Read More
Many of our adoptee clients are exploring their gender and sexual identity, and we feel it is vital for foster and adoptive parents, social workers, mental health workers, teachers and other individuals who work with fostered or adopted children and teens to be aware of the challenges, needs and best practices for working with SOGIE issues.Read More
“So your parents aren’t your real parents?” You’ve heard this question before. How does this make an adoptee feel? There’s better adoptee language, and we encourage thinking about a different way to ask a question or make a statement.Read More
The search process is complicated and emotional for all parties involved. When I recently came across the documentary GENERATION CRYO, I was blown away by their ability to capture such a deeply intense, complicated, and emotional experience in a natural and unproduced manner.Read More