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It is common for new adoptive parents to suffer from depression after an adoption.
Symptoms of Post-Adoption Depression are:
If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, seek counseling, and know that you are not alone. Surround yourself with a support system of friends and family members who are understanding, and won't judge you. In time, this will pass, be patient, and allow yourself adequate time to adjust to your new role as an adoptive parent.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|