20 Life-Transforming Choices Adoptees Need to Make, Second Edition

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Jessica Kingsley Publishers #ad - The choices will help you discover answers about issues such as: why do i feel guilty when I think about my birth parents? Why can't I talk about the painful aspects of adoption? Where can I gain an unshakable sense of self-esteem? Sherrie also addresses the problem of depression among adoptees and common dilemmas such as if, when and how to contact a birth mother or father.

Sherrie reveals how you can discover your own unique life purpose and worth, and sets out 20 life-transforming choices which you have the power to make. As an adoptee, do you have mixed feelings about your adoption? Sherrie Eldridge is an adoptee and adoption expert, and in this book she draws on her personal experiences and feelings relating to adoption as well as interviews with over 70 adoptees.

20 Life-Transforming Choices Adoptees Need to Make, Second Edition #ad - This fully updated second edition includes new material on finding support online, and features three new chapters, Jon, contacting family through social media, including Sherrie's story of reuniting with her birth brother, in adulthood.

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Twenty Things Adopted Kids Wish Their Adoptive Parents Knew

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Delta #ad - Dell Publishing Company. Birthdays may be difficult for me. I want you to take the initiative in opening conversations about my birth family. When i act out my fears in obnoxious ways, please hang in there with me. I am afraid you will abandon me. The voices of adopted children are poignant, questioning. This extraordinary book, written by a woman who was adopted herself, gives voice to children's unspoken concerns, abandonment, and shows adoptive parents how to free their kids from feelings of fear, and shame.

With warmth and candor, sherrie eldridge reveals the twenty complex emotional issues you must understand to nurture the child you love--that he must grieve his loss now if he is to receive love fully in the future--that she needs honest information about her birth family no matter how painful the details may be--and that although he may choose to search for his birth family, he will always rely on you to be his parents.

Twenty Things Adopted Kids Wish Their Adoptive Parents Knew #ad - Filled with powerful insights from children, and experts in the field, parents, plus practical strategies and case histories that will ring true for every adoptive family, Twenty Things Adopted Kids Wish Their Adoptive Parents Knew is an invaluable guide to the complex emotions that take up residence within the heart of the adopted child--and within the adoptive home.

And they tell a familiar story of loss, fear, and hope.

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The Primal Wound: Understanding the Adopted Child

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Gateway Press #ad - In its application of information about pre- and perinatal psychology, bonding, and loss, attachment, it clarifies the effects of separation from the birth mother on adopted children. Used book in Good Condition. Dell Publishing Company. In addition, it gives those children, whose pain has long been unacknowledged or misunderstood, validation for their feelings, as well as explanations for their behavior.

The Primal Wound: Understanding the Adopted Child #ad - Since its original publication in 1993, The Primal Wound has become a classic in adoption literature and is considered the adoptees' bible. The insight which is brought to the experiences of abandonment and loss will contribute not only to the healing of adoptees, and birth parents, adoptive families, but will bring understanding and encouragement to anyone who has ever felt abandoned.

The primal wound is a book which is revolutionizing the way we think about adoption.

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Being Adopted: The Lifelong Search for Self Anchor Book

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Anchor #ad - Being Adopted: The Lifelong Search for Self Anchor Book #ad - Like passages, this  groundbreaking book uses the poignant, powerful voices of  adoptees and adoptive parents to explore the  experience of adoption and its lifelong effects. Dell Publishing Company. Anchor Books. A major  work, filled with astute analysis and moving  truths. Used book in Good Condition.

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Coming Home to Self: The Adopted Child Grows Up

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Nancy Verrier #ad - Dell Publishing Company. It explains how false beliefs create fear and perpetuate being ruled by the wounded child. It explains the influence imprinted upon the nuerological system and, thus, on future functioning. Used book in Good Condition. Anchor Books. It is a book which will help adoptees discover their authentic selves after living without seeing themselves reflected back all their lives.

Coming Home to Self: The Adopted Child Grows Up #ad - It is written for all members of the adoption triad: adoptees, birth parents, and adoptive parents as well as those who are in relationship with them, including professionals. Coming home to Self is a book about becoming aware.

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Journey Of The Adopted Self: A Quest For Wholeness

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Basic Books #ad - Journey Of The Adopted Self: A Quest For Wholeness #ad - Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! She breaks new ground as she traces the adopted child's lifelong struggle to form an authentic sense of self. Isbn13: 9780465036752. And she shows how both the symbolic and the literal search for roots becomes a crucial part of the journey toward wholeness.

Condition: New. Betty jean lifton, whose lost and found has become a bible to adoptees and to those who would understand the adoption experience, explores further the inner world of the adopted person. Anchor Books. Dell Publishing Company. Tracking provided on most orders. Used book in Good Condition.

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Little Branch Gets Adopted

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Marcinson Press #ad - Should you encourage your child to talk about it? The good news is that you don’t have to figure it all out. Anchor Books. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Every foster and adoptive family should own this book!" - Kristin Berry, Co-founder of confessionsofanadoptiveparent. Com dell Publishing Company.

As he shares his grief, and joy, loss, your child will identify and find new freedom to do the same when talking adoption with you. Reviews:"little branch gets Adopted perfectly combines the validation of adoptee grief with the hope and comfort of unconditional parental love. Ever wonder how to “talk adoption” with your adopted or foster child? Rest assured… you’re not alone! Your heart breaks when considering the pre-adoption trauma your child endured.

Little Branch Gets Adopted #ad - Condition: New. Used book in Good Condition. My 10-year-old son sat beside me as I read it and he felt that the character, Little Branch, was telling his story. Definitely, author/speaker, one to add to your family’s library! - Carrie Goldman, Host of Portrait of an Adoption "Sherrie beautifully captures the foster and adoptive journey in this stunning book.

Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. An open-hearted and generous story, it will touch you deeply.

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20 Things Adoptive Parents Need to Succeed..Discover the Unique Need of Your Adopted Child and Become the Best Parent You Can

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Delta #ad - Anchor Books. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Condition: New. Dell Publishing Company. Isbn13: 9780465036752. Tracking provided on most orders. In this all-new companion volume, Eldridge goes beyond those insights and shifts her focus to parents, offering them much-needed encouragement and hope. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee.

20 Things Adoptive Parents Need to Succeed..Discover the Unique Need of Your Adopted Child and Become the Best Parent You Can #ad - . This book is pure encouragement for adoptive parents!Most adoptive parents don't know that their child has a different "heart language" than theirs. Used book in Good Condition. They need a translator, which Sherrie Eldridge becomes in her new book. Read real-life accounts from 100 adoptive parents who "get it"learn how to speak your child's "heart language" fluently different than yoursSoak in the words of love from your child from infancy to adulthood--if you're having a difficult time, Twenty Things Adopted Kids Wish Their Adoptive Parents Knew, Sherrie Eldridge gave voice to the very real concerns of adopted children, you can look ahead and know it won't always hurt as muchGive as a gift to new or veteran adoptive parentsIn her groundbreaking first book, whose unique perspectives offered unprecedented insight.

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Under His Wings: Truths to Heal Adopted, Orphaned, and Waiting Children's Hearts Volume 1

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Jewel Among Jewels Resources #ad - Healing tool for parents and children to complete together. Also, orphan ministry training materials for leaders. Anchor Books. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. Used book in Good Condition. Tracking provided on most orders. Dell Publishing Company. Isbn13: 9780465036752. Condition: New. Under his wings is a life-changing resource for: - adoptees - orphans - foster children - children waiting to be adopted Effective for children, ages nine and upward.

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Adoption Therapy: Perspectives from Clients and Clinicians on Processing and Healing Post-Adoption Issues

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Entourage Publishing #ad - Tracking provided on most orders. Topics include: • the psychological dangers in leaving trauma and grief buried and unaddressed • the importance of community in healing the wounds of separation • understanding the physical and psychological effects of transracial adoption • Attachment—including the inability to attach, and the myth of Reactive Attachment Disorder • Conception by rape: an adoptee speaks out • Co-dependency, anger and rage, complex grief, Anthology Editor and Author of Adopted Reality, and substance abuse • For adoptive parents and adoptees: red flags when working with a therapist —Laura Dennis, inappropriate attachment, intimacy, and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder • Specific concerns for Late Discovery Adoptees • The relationship among trauma, and creating closeness • The life-long effects of pre- and perinatal trauma • Processing complex trauma, A Memoir Dell Publishing Company.

A much-needed anthology addressing a variety of potential psychological and physiological concerns, first families, Perspectives from Clients and Clinicians on Processing and Healing Post-Adoption Issues is a must-read for adoptees, Adoption Therapy, and vitally, adoptive parents, mental health professionals.

Adoption Therapy: Perspectives from Clients and Clinicians on Processing and Healing Post-Adoption Issues #ad - Condition: New. Used book in Good Condition. With writing by adoptees, adoption therapy is a first-of-its-kind and wholly unique reference book, and clinicians, advice, providing insight, adoptive parents, and personal stories which highlight the specific nature of the adoptee experience. Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold!

Isbn13: 9780465036752.

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The Adoptee Survival Guide: Adoptees Share Their Wisdom and Tools

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CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - Tracking provided on most orders. Dell Publishing Company. Anchor Books. Isbn13: 9780465036752. Used book in Good Condition. Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. Condition: New. 30 adoptee authors provide support, embarking on search and reunion, fighting for equal access to identifying information, navigating complex family relationships with the latest technology, encouragement and understanding to other adoptees in facing the complexities of being adopted, and surviving it all with a sense of humor.

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