Blog post on reunion. What do you think?
The purpose of an adoption reunion is the same as it is for a job interview: to provide others with insights into your abilities, interests, character and intent and allow you the chance to discern their personality, background and history to see how you fit in with their family or business. When both parties listen intently and speak truthfully, the process can be mutually beneficial. Knowing how the other side feels about you sets the tone for what is to be expected in the future.
Planning for an adoption reunion is like rehearsing for a critical job interview—you only have one chance to nail the job interview and make a good first impression. The anticipation of what might happen is highly emotional for many adoptees that worry about further rejection. Adoption reunions can be one of the most drawn-out and intimidating encounters—a once in a lifetime experience where everyone wants to come…
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