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Coming Home to Self: The Adopted Child Grows Up – Part I

This weekend, I started reading “Coming Home to Self: The Adopted Child Grows Up” by Nancy Newton Verrier, author of “The Primal Wound” (a classic in adoption literature). And can I just say, wow! I’m eager to read it. “Coming … Continue reading

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awareness in healing

A wise woman I know reminds me often that she cannot fix what she doesn’t know is broken. My personal philosophy on healing follows a similar line of logic. Healing begins with awareness. Shedding light on the truth of any … Continue reading

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complexity and the beauty of spaces in between

Complexity breeds despair, or so I’ve heard. But in my eyes, complexity is special. It’s hard earned. It’s what makes us three-dimensional. And while I wouldn’t wish it on anyone, what makes an adoptee identity complex is very special to … Continue reading

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on therapy and healing

I had a life before you knew me – I remember blurting out one day in the middle of dinner. As if my parents didn’t get it. As if nothing they did could bring back the past. I was a … Continue reading

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