Adopted in the UK

The life of a UK adoptee

I did it! I made a difference!

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It takes time and luck to get things moving in the right direction, but today I had my first ever real tangible “success”.

One of the things I know helps adoptees is having other adoptees to talk to. It’s part of the reason I make so many “places” for us, or to direct us towards. When I saw Amanda’s post, I couldn’t not make the suggestion.

That the following Twit was posted very shortly after makes all the fighting I’ve done worthwile, because one of the hardest things about getting support groups together IRL is having an appropriate physical location to do it in, but I’ve managed to help make it available to at least some of us.

This IS a success.

Of course, now it’s up to the adoptees to take up the offer and get themselves there.

Still thrilled I managed to help make it happen though. Am incredibly chuffed. :D

But still we need more offers like this. More awareness of adoptees, and not just of adoption.

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  1. Reblogged this on UK Adoptees and commented:

    There is also a growing list of support groups, both online and off, accumulating over on the Post Adoption Charity Support page.

    Oh, and in case you didn’t already know, May has been claimed as International #ADOPTEE Awareness month. :}

    7rin

    Fri, 8 March, 2013 at 10:53 pm


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