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The book talks a lot about how kids can feel but doesn't talk about what to do to help your child.
I think the book has a lot of good information that makes us, as parents, aware of the POTENTIAL issues / challenges that adopted children MAY face.
This book emphasizes regret and loss on the part of the adoptee -- feelings that as an adoptee, I do not feel strongly about.
Wow. Excellent. Extremely powerful, I would recommend this book for everyone considering adoption, adoptive parents and adoptees. This is wonderfully healing on so many levels. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Carly
I am a 28 year old interracial adoptee of color and was adopted at six weeks old. I've struggled with my adoption for years, both because of the lack of skills to cope not only as... Read morePublished 1 month ago by darya h.
This book should be required reading as part of the home study when adopting. Parents need to know this so that they are prepared for and understand the grieving process that... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Rachele(Cheri) Settle
This book was insightful and deals with the ever present and often ignored issue of the rejection that all adopted children have experienced. Read morePublished 4 months ago by RHONA ROSS
1) This book is based solely on the author's personal experience, which she projects onto all adoptees. There is no science/research to back up her claims. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Keeks
It would be helpful if it was made clear that the author is representing the perspective of individuals raised in closed adoptions. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Joni S. Mantell
I eat up writings on this subject, having taken in a teen a few years back :-)Published 5 months ago by Jill Dennis
I read this several years ago and it was great to read and understand from the Adoptees point of view. Wanted to get a copy for my now adopted teen.Published 5 months ago by Gina