When Kids Deny Their Adoption

During the preteen years, some children deny their adoption as a defense mechanism. Here's how to deal and help them through it.

From the September/October 2001 issue.
Preteens can have self-confidence issues around their adoption

Many children reach a point where they pretend they aren’t adopted, in an effort to not be different. Instead of being hurt, try to understand where they’re coming from.


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