Can a child adopted at birth suffer from relinquishment trauma

I spent my entire life thinking, or telling myself, that my adoption didn’t matter to me. My parents told me about it as soon as I was able to understand, and as far as I was concerned, they were my parents. However, I was never particularly close to them, and I wasn’t able to love … Read more

My adoption at birth & the early difficulties I faced

While I would prefer not to dox myself, I am UK based, I think this is pertinent information as so much adoption literature is written in the context of US adoptees. From what I have read, the US has a bit of a troubled past with adoption, with young women forced into adoption and the … Read more