Author Shannon Guerra offers help to parents struggling to cultivate a bond with their adopted children. She also suggests ways we can support adoptive families.
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If there is even one significant adult in a child's life who will provide consistency and unconditional love and support, that child can attach.Read more
Can you give me some basic information on parent-child attachment, especially as it relates to adoption? How does it develop and why is it so important? We're planning to adopt a 4-year-old child from an orphanage in Eastern Europe. Our sense of excitement is growing as the time draws near to bring our newest family member home, but my spouse and I are also apprehensive about some of the challenges we may face. I've been especially anxious about some of the things I've read concerning Reactive Attachment Disorder.Read more