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Adoptee

When Adoptees Have Children

For adoptees, having our own children can raise a plethora of emotions, all of which can be difficult to navigate. Giving birth is such a primitive, visceral and life-changing experience, it will understandably make us think back to our own beginnings and of our birth families, primarily our mother. It's not just an issue for women: men who are adopted can and will struggle, too, their own children raising uncomfortable feelings about their...
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Happiness

How to Cope with Loneliness and Grief this Holiday Season


 

This holiday season many of us will experience loneliness and loss. We usually associate grief with death, but we grieve a lot of other losses as well.

Some of the reasons people feel alone during the holidays include:



a break up or divorce
moved to a new community
estranged from or not talking to family
don't feel connected to or accepted by the people you are with
loved one is...
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