Season 1, Episode 3: Maeve

Show Notes

Topics We Discussed

  • Catholic Charities
  • Non-identifying information incorrect, adoption agency made up details
  • Turning off emotions of loss
  • Search and secondary rejection
  • Shifting views of adoption after having children
  • Adopted vs biological children
  • What does “out of the fog” mean?
  • Normalizing adoptee feelings of grief and loss; adoptee guilt
  • Reunion with biological siblings
  • Adoptee triggers - family resemblance, strangers that look like us, etc.

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