Monthly Archives: January 2014

Bye, Bye Adoptee Bullies!

Adoptees are often good targets for school bullies because many still carry a victim’s mindset. We unknowingly let others take advantage of us, due to a sense of powerlessness resulting from the early-life loss of our birth mothers. We have lost our ability to see our options, our choices that will lead to an abundant life. We need to learn

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Why Adopted Teens Prefer Isolation

Why do adopted teens isolate? They have virtually no self esteem and figure no one would ever be as weird as them. When the meet a fellow adoptee who will share, dynamics change. They realize the are not alone and have hope for their future.

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My Adopted Child Is Violent–I Am Afraid for My Life, Dr. Keck!

Dear Dr. Keck, I am posting this question because I’ve heard stories from many adoptive parents who have violent children. Also, they probably aren’t going to violate confidentiality and post their name here. So, I am writing in their place….asking your wisdom. What are the beginning signs of violence and at what age do they really start? What are the

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