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Adoption - Emilie & Kim

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This time we are talking about a kind of a heavy topic, adoption and how it affects the children and everyone around.

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My prepared notes

These are the notes I have made during preperation, we often don't follow them exactly but they help to follow the conversation.

*** Intro
**** Where are you from? Where do you live now?
**** How old were you when you got adopted/foster family?
**** Your occupation?
*** Adoption
**** Difference between adoption and a foster family?
**** Why?
***** Who adopts?
****** Family members?
******* New partner
****** Strangers
****** From a different country
**** How?
***** Open vs. closed adoption
****** Child knows who biological parents are
****** Child doesn't know
***** Foster care adoption
****** Many children
***** Embryo adoption
***** Money for children
***** Celebreties
**** Fraud
***** Forced adoption during war, 200k polish children to german
adoptive parents
*** Effects on adoptees
**** Identity crisis
***** lack of medical history
***** broken thread of family continuity
**** Parent-infant system
***** Nature ensures some initial flexibility with respect to the
adults who take on the parental role
*** Effects on the biological parents
**** Do they miss their kids
**** Regret
*** Adoptive parents
**** Parenting
**** Relationship
**** No accidental kids
*** Siblings
**** How is the bond during childhood?
**** How is it in your adult life?
*** Reunion with biological parents?
**** What would you ask?

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Mikael Söderberg Arturo Vergara Gilles Fernandez Kim Warnesjö Tomasz Witoszek Lárus Ren Gudbjörnsson Christina Olson Scheutz Darek Wojciech Emilie Högberg Jeremiah Nedim Hadzic David Åkesson Daniel Mattsson Taha Mohammad Åse Johansson Mira Bengtsson Mikael Söderberg

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