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Essay by Nancy Verrier re Identity And Relationships
I haven’t read “The Primal Wound” but certainly parts of this essay by Nancy Verrier resonate:
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Before you dismiss me as some self-pitying adoptee blaming her whole life on the PW, forget it.. In fact, I’ve deliberately not read the PW because I didn’t want there to be truth to it. Judging by this essay, there are things that resonate and I find that hard, I would rather they didn’t, I’ve always blamed myself which is easier.
Btw just in case anyone has read the last bit and is now knowingly nodding their head say “see, I knew it, she “had a bad experience” thus I can dsmiss everything she says”, my life was growing up was basically fine - I never felt unsafe and knew my parents loved me - I personally never felt “abandoned” by my bmom either (perhaps due to honesty by APs in explaining things and not making up fairytale crap, also my own basic personality and also because I understood a bit what the times were like).
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