Dealing with Adoptee Fears of Loss

Preteen adoptees may develop fears of a parent's death or loss. Here's what may be behind such worries, and ways to talk about them.

How to help kids get over fear of parents death.

Do adoptees who’ve already experienced the loss of birth parents worry more than other kids about their parents dying?


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