Adoption Adjustment For The Older Child

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Adoption Adjustment For The Older Child

Chances are your older adopted child will have mixed emotions when they first arrive. He may need help sorting through his emotions, and will require lots of love and understanding. He is not rejecting you, he is grieving the loss of his previous life and worried about this new life that he finds himself in now. Place yourself in his shoes, and it will be easier to comprehend the level of adjustment that it will take for him to find a new “normal.”



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