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Stealing, Lying, Crying

Once upon a time there was a boy who felt bad inside about himself and he regularly did impulsive things that proved to himself and to others that he was indeed very bad to the core. 475 more words

Parenting Adopted Children

INTJ analysis of the future of the human dynamic with dad.

How do I, an INTJ, see the future of the human dynamic with the new dad? I don’t know, exactly. I don’t want to think that the sowing part of the dynamic is over yet. 339 more words

I Can't Accept Him

Parents get frustrated, even desperate when they cannot make their child be different (i.e. be good.)  We can even get to the point where we don’t want to be around our traumatized child and have nothing positive to say. 302 more words

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Their "Real" Parents

“You two can’t be her real parents so where is her dad?”

Those were pretty much the exact words uttered from the lips of  the man whose service window we had enthusiastically walked up to with our then five-year-old child, Hal, to register her for kindergarten through Seattle Public Schools.   616 more words


Parent Bashing

I have no room in my personal or professional world for parent bashing. This is likely because I am a parent. I am not perfect. 567 more words

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