An interview with Maeve Kelly who shares her story of search and secondary rejection from her biological mother. We discuss some deep feelings and how our views of adoption have shifted as we became parents.
Topics We Discussed
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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