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119 Mary O'Rourke

10/11/2019
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Mary O'Rourke shares the difficult news she received in her non-identifying information at age 21. We discuss her reunion, the added complexity of coming out twice as queer, and how she ended up finding a grief support group and an adoption-competent therapist. Full Show Notes Here Connect With Us InstagramTwitterInstagramFacebookTwitterInstagramFacebook Subscribe Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | iHeart Radio | Spotify | Stitcher | YouTube Support Adoptees On One Time Donation |...

Duration:00:41:21

118 Liz DeBetta

10/4/2019
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Liz shares about the shift her life took in her late thirties as she started to examine her adoption more closely. We talk about how Liz believes we can reveal who we truly are through writing, and how building our own narrative instead of accepting the ones that are placed on us can bring about tremendous growth. Full Show Notes Here Connect With Us www.lizdebetta.comTwitterInstagramFacebookTwitterInstagramFacebook Subscribe Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | iHeart Radio | Spotify...

Duration:00:47:18

Bonus - Adoptees Off Script with Mary Anna

9/27/2019
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Duration:00:37:55

Bonus - Adoptees Off Script with Reshma

9/20/2019
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Duration:00:29:04

Bonus - Adoptees Off Script with Anne

9/13/2019
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Duration:00:28:34

Bonus - Adoptees Off Script with Carrie 1

9/5/2019
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Duration:00:42:55

[August Update]

8/30/2019
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Duration:00:05:03

117 [Update] Jemma Part Two

8/23/2019
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You may remember Jemma’s first appearance on the podcast where her biological mother adopted Jemma back. Well, things have changed quite a bit from that happy ending. Jemma felt it was crucial for adoptees to know the ups and downs that reunion can bring over the years. Full Show Notes Here Connect With Us TwitterFacebookTwitterInstagramFacebookTwitterInstagramFacebook Subscribe Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | iHeart Radio | Spotify | Stitcher | YouTube Support Adoptees On One...

Duration:01:05:29

Revisiting 35 [S2 E11] Jemma

8/16/2019
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Revisiting a fave episode... next week we have an update from Jemma! Can you really be adopted back into your family of origin? Today I get to introduce you to Jemma Sullivan, and she shares some incredibly painful realities of having a narcissistic adoptive parent, it’s not all gloom and doom though - I promise you need to wait to hear what happens at the beginning of Jemma’s new chapter with her first mother. Full Show Notes Here Connect With...

Duration:00:53:47

Revisiting [Healing Series] Romantic Relationships with Marta Drachenberg, LMHC

8/9/2019
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Revisiting another fave Healing Series episode. Adoptees often struggle in intimate-partner relationships because we had our trust broken at a very early age. In this episode of the healing series, Marta Drachenberg, LMHC, and Haley discuss some personal examples of relationship issues that seem to keep repeating themselves. Marta teaches us what to look out for, how attachment styles affect our relationships, and how some disagreements with our partners can actually be caused by...

Duration:00:32:41

Revisiting [Healing Series] Internal Family Systems with Internal Family Systems with Marta Drachenberg, LMHC

8/2/2019
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Revisiting a fave Healing Series episode today! Marta Drachenberg, LMHC, teaches us about the Internal Family Systems (IFS) model, something she feels is particularly effective for adoptees. Marta explains that our best advocate and healer is found within ourselves! IFS helps us to discover the 8 Cs that come with self-leadership: calm, creativity, compassion, curiosity, courage, clarity, connectedness, and confidence. If traditional talk therapy has not been working for you, Internal...

Duration:00:35:43

Revisiting S4 E20 Fathers

7/26/2019
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Revisiting a fave episode from 2018. Listen in to an incredibly intimate conversation between Janet Weinreich-Keall and both of her fathers, Emil Weinreich, and Gordon Keall. We discuss Emil’s shock of discovering he was a father to an adult daughter, how Gordon embraced Emil with open arms, and the inspiring relationship they’ve all built together. We also ponder, where are all the fathers? Full Show Notes Here Connect With...

Duration:01:07:52

Revisiting S4 E19 Janet

7/19/2019
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Revisiting a favourite episode from 2018! Listen as Janet Weinreich-Keall shares how she had to rely on the media and complete strangers to help her unravel the largest known case of serial abandonment in the world. We discuss the emotional toll 21 years of searching took on her, how painful it was to make phone calls over and over that would forever change people’s lives, and how one first name would unlock the rest of her story. This is both a heartbreaking and incredibly intimate episode...

Duration:01:05:04

Revisiting Healing Series Grief Part 2

7/12/2019
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Today Janet Nordine, MS, LMFT is back to address grief. This time she is teaching us about experiencing grief as an adult adoptee. Have you lost a loved one recently? Revisiting grief as an adult adoptee is a totally different ballgame. We also discuss what can happen to us if we stuff down our feelings instead of processing them. Full Show Notes Here Connect With Us www.experiencecourage.comTwitterInstagramExperience Courage on FacebookJanet on...

Duration:00:21:56

116 Mariama J. Lockington

7/5/2019
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Today’s phenomenal guest you NEED to hear from is Mariama J. Lockington, author of For Black Girls Like Me (which releases this month on July 30, 2019). We talk about her experiences growing up as a transracial adoptee, how writing was always one of her passions, and Sweet Valley High may have come up. I can’t wait for you to hear this interview. It’s one of our favourites and I promise you’re going to want to order For Black Girls Like Me immediately! Full Show Notes Here Connect With...

Duration:01:05:38

Revisiting Grief Part One

6/28/2019
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Today Janet Nordine, MS, LMFT teaches us all about grief. Perhaps some of the anger you’ve been experiencing is actually masking some deep grief. We talk about disenfranchised grief and why we think it is a critical topic for adoptees to understand. Full Show Notes Here Connect With Us www.experiencecourage.comTwitterInstagramExperience Courage on FacebookJanet on FacebookTwitterInstagramFacebookTwitterInstagramFacebook Subscribe Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | iHeart Radio |...

Duration:00:27:54

Revisit S4 E17 When Your Mother Is an Adoptee

6/21/2019
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We are revisiting another amazing interview from 2018! One of our favourite therapists, Pam Cordano is back! This time we chat with Pam and her two adult daughters, Sarah and Lauren. Pam’s daughters tell us all about what it was like for them to grow up with a mother who was adopted. We discuss how Pam chose to parent differently than her adoptive parents, what were some positive and negative things about living with an adoptee in the house, and what their family has done to build healthy...

Duration:00:59:04

Revisiting S4 E8 Amy and Fleurette - This Is Our Normal

6/14/2019
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Revisiting a favourite episode from 2018! It’s an honour to bring you this mother/daughter duo, Fleurette and Amy, for an in-depth view of a long-term reunion. We talk about the unusual circumstances surrounding Amy’s adoption, the disappointment they both felt after their first official in-person meeting, how bringing grandkids into the equation shifted their relationship, and how many years it took them before they felt their reunion relationship was “normal”. Spoiler alert - it was a...

Duration:01:01:59

115 [Healing Series] Anchored

6/7/2019
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Macy Oosthuizen, LCSW shares her story with us, and I may have gasped in shock a few times! Macy also teaches us the reasons so many adopted people feel disconnected or unmoored, and what we can do to feel anchored at last. This episode is a must-listen! You’ll be surprised by the twists in Macy’s story as she sought after the truth, and wowed by her wisdom and insights as a therapist. Full Show Notes Here Connect With...

Duration:00:50:43

114 [S6] Inez Cook

5/31/2019
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Inez Cook shares her story with us, how she spent time searching for identity all around the world and how she came to find it back in Canada. We discuss finding out about the sixties scoop as an adult, the power and importance of food as a way to explore her culture and how her new book will be available to educate children across Canada about the sixties scoop. Full Show Notes Here Subscribe Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | iHeart Radio | Spotify | Stitcher | YouTube Support...

Duration:00:44:07