Yummly 0 I love adoption and do not write this article to deter anyone from adopting, but adpptee strengthen the potential success for families who do choose this road. One of the things that is spoken of very seldom within the adoption community is the effect that it will have on your marriage relationship. Though the actual statistics seem illusive at best, divorce rates among adoptive parents are reported to be higher than that of the general population.
Research roundup. Working with adults adopted as children This issue addresses clinical considerations for psychologists who see adult patients who were adopted during their childhood. Higher proportions of adopted persons attend therapy 17. The following studies sought to better understand the psychosocial needs of adopted individuals when they reach adulthood, explore their reasons for seeking treatment, and their thoughts about the mental health service they received; and to delve into what an adoption-competent clinical practice looks like. In addition to reviewing the following research summaries, psychologists are encouraged to explore the literature more completely to determine what may be useful to them in practice.
Mail is landing in my inbox from adoptees asking me if I'll write on the subject of how being an adoptee can affect one's marriage. And specifically, how to make marriage work if you are an adoptee, or married to one. If you have no idea why this would be necessary to talk about, all I have to say is, do not put your high beams on.
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