Posts by Marita Malone
Adoptees Who Self-Sabotage Relationships
Meeting Your Birth Parents for the First Time
Detachment of Adult Adoptees—and Self-help!
Detachment is often described as the state of being dispassionate, indifferent, aloof (my favorite word), withdrawn, or avoiding emotional involvement. We learn it from when we are abandoned and adopted.Read More
How Can You Miss Someone You’ve Never Known?
How can one miss someone he or she has never known? It is phantom loss, much like losing an arm, but believing it is still attached. Adoptees feel it all the time.Read More
Five Questions of the Adult Adoptee
Statistically, we’re still adoptees; only, we are “adult adoptees.” Let’s ask ourselves, what are the top five questions adult adoptees ask? I started my list.Read More