As her child, in the deep loss, I would have loved to have a timeless memory that she’d created for me. Something I could hold in my hands and remember the values and beliefs she held dear.
I’m sure she wondered with an attachment disordered kid what I would say about her effectiveness in parenting. Would I ever say she was a loving mom?
This young man represents all the adopted and foster kids, teens, and adults who have been diagnosed with RAD. It is not his fault that he was removed from the care of his first family and placed in the care of other parents who were insecure in their ability to nurture such a child. Sherrie does a rant and then reminds fellow sufferers of a truth that will anchor them for life.
So, friends, WHY do you, why do I, sink into a victim’s mindset? Why do we smile and take it?
Why instead, don’t we step back and say in a loud voice, “SAY WHAT?”