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Adopt Children | Adopting Older Kids: Independence vs. Attachment

by Children First FFA

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Adopt Children | Adopting Older Kids: Independence vs. Attachment Q: When adopting older kids, how can parents balance the competing goals of creating attachment at the same time as honoring their teens need for independence? A: With patience and empathy.  This can be one of the scariest times for an adoptee.  The unspoken fear of total abandonment…



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