Confronting Stereotypes and Prejudice About Adoption

Navigating adolescence can be difficult enough, without having to deal with added negative social stigmas about adoption. Here's how parents can help.

A teen navigates the social stigmas of adoption

“Adopted Teen Arrested,” the newspaper headline reads (never “Birth Teen Arrested”). Is this just another example of sensationalism by the media or do adopted teens get into more trouble than their non-adopted peers?


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