Ending Nature & Nurture: Adoptee Opinion Whether Adoptions Are “Good” or “Bad”

For the sake of brevity, I posted the bulk of what I want to ask here over here. The summary version might be: whether the “worldview” of a child (adopted or not) fundamentally agrees or disagrees with the “worldview” of that child’s parent is a central determinant whether one’s childhood (adopted or not) is deemed […]

What has reunion taught you about the institution of adoption? How humanitarian is it?

I’m fascinated by reunion stories.  Primarily because adoptees in reunion are privy to the larger account of what creates orphans than the simple beneficient accounts we are told are the reasons. Having had the privilege to edit many adoptee reunion stories and interview many adoptees about their reunions, I am struck by the truths that […]