Tag: fear of rejection
Rejection. Just the sound of the word sends chills up my spine! Rejection is the dark side of the search and reunion process. The agonizing side. The side that is rarely, if ever, talked about, the side media never covers. However, rejection need not define us. Here’s why.
Fear of rejection is like a monkey on the backs of many adopted kids, teens, and adults. Most tend to see rejection when none was intended. The turning around instead of being face to face. An unanswered text. Being stood up for a date with a first parent. Is this a permanent disability? Will adopted…
Yep, we adoptees and foster kids are well guarded when it comes to talking about sadness and loss. Parents will gain hope from this post on what they can do to help their child move through it successfully.