Parenting > Ages & Stages The Wrong Crowd? If your teen starts acting out, their behavior could be an attempt to connect with what they see as their adoptive past. by Joyce Maguire Pavao, Ed.D. TAGS: Birth Mothers, Friends & Family, Teens Ages & Stages Parenting Peers & Friendships TeensOctober 17, 2017 An adolescent’s peers may tell you something about their inner life. JOIN Subscribe or renew now for exclusive access to this article, future digital issues of Adoptive Families, the full searchable Adoption Parenting Library and much more. Already a member? Log in below. Username or Email Password Remember Me Need help? CLICK HERE <Previous: Why You Need Your Child's Medical History Next: >Finding an Adoption Therapist Sharing Twitter0 Facebook0 Google +0 Linkedin0 Email this article Authors Joyce Maguire Pavao, Ed.D.